Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $62,432 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Auditing and Tax Compliance.

$49,948 - $149,451
$50K
$67K
$150K
MEDIAN: $66,866
10%
50%
90%

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$22.50 - $32.50
$29
MEDIAN: $28.59
50%

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$0$150K
Salary $49,948 - $149,451
Bonus $493.16 - $17,232
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $34,765
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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$53,297 - $150,432
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $28.59
Annual Data $0$150K
Bonus $493.16 - $17,232
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $34,765
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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$53,297 - $150,432
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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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%

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 11 salaries. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

▲51%

▲20%

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$69,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

▲16%

Tax Compliance
▲14%



Financial Analysis
▲1%

Tax Consulting
▲1%

Data Analysis
▲1%

National Average
$69,000

General Ledger Accounting
▼2%

Compliance (Financial)
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Bookkeeping
▼13%

Software Knowledge
▼13%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 18%
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