Accounting Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average wage for an Accounting Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $16.27 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Accounts Receivable is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,174 - $52,086
$26K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $41,157
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50%
90%

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$13.19 - $22.44
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.06
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$0$52K
Salary $26,174 - $52,086
Bonus $1,464
Profit Sharing $916
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,348 - $50,939
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $13.19 - $22.44
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $1,464
Profit Sharing $916
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,348 - $50,939
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Accounting Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Accounting Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Accounting Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$38,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Accounting Assistant Salaries

Accounts Receivable
▲11%

Data Entry
▲2%

National Average
$38,000

Accounts Payable
▼5%

Customer Service
▼7%

Bookkeeping
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Microsoft Excel
▼10%

Financial Reporting
▼10%

Billing
▼13%

Paying Invoices
▼16%

Quickbooks
▼20%

Payroll Administration
▼21%

Microsoft Office
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 38%
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