Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Specialist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $43,494 per year. A skill in Bill Collections is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,933 - $55,394
$30K
$44K
$55K
MEDIAN: $44,078
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50%
90%

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$14.74 - $23.35
$15
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.76
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$0$55K
Salary $29,933 - $55,394
Bonus $1,200
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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$30,897 - $55,447
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $14.74 - $23.35
Overtime $23.62
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $1,200
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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$30,897 - $55,447
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Accounts Receivable Specialist

Accounts receivable specialists have many different roles which revolve around collecting information on both customer and company accounts. They also ensure that company policies pertaining to spending money are adhered to and determine which accounts should be referred to a collection agency.

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Accounts Receivable Specialist Tasks

  • Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail or telephone.
  • Prepare statements to credit department if customer fails to respond.
  • Monitor overdue accounts, receive payments and post amounts paid to customer accounts.

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%

Accounts Receivable Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Accounts Receivable Specialist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
6%

Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Specialist Salaries

Bill Collections
▲28%

Accounts Receivable
▲7%

Customer Service
▲1%

Data Entry
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

Billing
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Accounting
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 28%