Average Late-Career Senior Accountant with Financial Analysis Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$74,601
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$2,250
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The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Accountant with Financial Analysis skills in Chicago, Illinois is $74,601.
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$67k
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$75k
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$84k
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What Do Senior Accountants Do?

Senior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Investigate budget and variance issues.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports and prepare budget forecasts.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Accountants?

Skills in Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting, Month-End Close, Microsoft Excel and Tax Preparation are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountants?

An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,514 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,067 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,680 based on 31 salaries.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (5.4% more) and Dallas, Texas (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.8% less), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (6.3% less) and Los Angeles, California (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 141 survey responses.
Early Career
37.6%
Mid Career
40.4%
Experienced
22.0%