Average Bookkeeper Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$18.00
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,250
Bonus
$3,000
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The average hourly pay for a Bookkeeper in Chicago, Illinois is $18.00.
10%
$12.19
MEDIAN
$18
90%
$25.70
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $26
Bonus
$150 - $7,000
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,000
Total Pay
$28,653 - $57,066

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Popular Skills for Bookkeeper

Skills in Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Intuit QuickBooks, Accounts Payable and Bookkeeping.

Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.76 based on 5 salaries. An early career Bookkeeper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.00 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Bookkeeper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.17 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.35 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Bookkeeper in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 20.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (8.9% less) and Houston, Texas (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 135 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.7%
Early Career
26.7%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
26.7%
Late Career
23.0%