Average Entry-Level Bookkeeper Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$13.76
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Bookkeeper in Chicago, Illinois is $13.76.
25%
$12
MEDIAN
$13.76
75%
$14.83
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$24,253 - $46,152
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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

An early career Bookkeeper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) 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 34 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 Austin, Texas earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.6% more) and New York, New York (9.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 127 survey responses.
Early Career
28.3%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
26.8%
Late Career
23.6%