Staff Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Staff Accountants in Chicago, Ill. take home an average $51K per year. Women make up a slight majority of Chicago Staff Accountants (56 percent) survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,247 - $61,529
$40K
$51K
$62K
MEDIAN: $51,039
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50%
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$14.00 - $25.33
$14
$21
$25
MEDIAN: $21.22
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$0$63K
Salary $40,247 - $61,529
Bonus $375.00 - $6,878
Profit Sharing $2,035
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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$39,949 - $63,657
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 222
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $14.00 - $25.33
Overtime $22.59 - $31.81
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $375.00 - $6,878
Profit Sharing $2,035
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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$39,949 - $63,657
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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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%

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Staff Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 211 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Staff Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 24 salaries. A Staff Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Staff Accountant

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Staff Accountant Salaries

▲4%

▼0%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Staff Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 13%
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