Average Tax Accountant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$60,860
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,620
Bonus
$2,400
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Tax Accountant in Chicago, Illinois is $60,860.
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$49k
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$76k
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MEDIAN $60,860
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Salary
$49k - $76k
Bonus
$489 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$318 - $3k
Total Pay
$50k - $78k

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Job Description for Tax Accountant

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Popular Skills for Tax Accountant

Skills in Tax Compliance and Tax Consulting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Tax Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accountant

An entry-level Tax Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,622 based on 20 salaries. An early career Tax Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,231 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Tax Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,595 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Tax Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,250 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Tax Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 4.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (9.8% less), St. Louis, Missouri (9.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 96 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.8%
Early Career
56.3%
Mid Career
15.6%
Experienced
7.3%

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