2019 Accountant Salary Chicago | Built In Chicago
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Accountant salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $64K
Min: $42K
Max: $82K

How Much Does a Accountant Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Accountant in Chicago is $64,125. The average additional cash compensation for a Accountant in Chicago is $4,005. The average total compensation for a Accountant in Chicago is $68,130. Accountant salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Accountant employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

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Chicago Companies with the Highest Finance Salaries

Mobile, Software
eCommerce, Food
Cloud, Software
Big Data, Healthtech

Accountant Salary ranges

The most common Accountant salary in Chicago is between $60k - $70k.

Average Accountant Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Accountant make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $69,000 on average.

Accountant Salary by gender

The average Accountant salary for women is $65,750 and the average Accountant salary for men is $64,942.

Accountant Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Accountant with 7+ years of experience is $74,313. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $53,062.

Average Finance salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Budget Analyst $55,400
Min: $46K
Max: $67K
Accountant $64,125
Min: $42K
Max: $82K
Financial Analyst $73,313
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Senior Accountant $81,043
Min: $57K
Max: $106K
Senior Financial Analyst $86,029
Min: $65K
Max: $100K
Controller $128,706
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $148,846
Min: $126K
Max: $180K
Vice President of Finance $180,875
Min: $145K
Max: $200K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $243,929
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

Accountant jobs in Chicago

Staff Accountant - Accounts Payable

1 week ago
Morningstar is looking for a Staff Accountant - Accounts Payable to join our US Accounting team, which is focused on innovation, automation and process improvements. As Staff Accountant - Accounts Payable, you will play an integral role with our Payables process, month-end close process, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, automation and process improvements. This position reports to the US Accounting Manager and is based in our Chicago office.

Account Manager - Premium Accounts

2 weeks ago
Directly develops and maintains effective long-term relationships within a defined customer base and ensures a high level of customer satisfaction and increased revenues. Responsible for capitalizing on existing business via face-to-face customer meetings and other communications approaches which are intended to increase profitable revenue via strategic, multimedia multi-platform program sales. Identifies, develops and typically closes new sales opportunities. Serves as the primary interface for the entire portfolio of products and services. Creates demand for the organization's products and services by raising awareness and interest with customers through a data driven analytical approach.

Senior Accountant

1 day ago
Based in Chicago, BenchPrep enables the world's leading education and training companies to deliver best-in-class digital learning programs. BenchPrep is the only comprehensive learner success platform on the market and is recognized as an expert in learner success globally. The company’s innovative enterprise SaaS solution is transforming the professional education space. Many of the largest credentialing bodies, associations, and training

Account Manager

1 day ago
As an Account Manager, you will connect with them every single day. We focus on nurturing relationships with Groupon merchants and providing them extraordinary levels of support. We spend our days learning about their needs and how to improve these relationships to ensure retention and growth of these accounts. You'll be responsible for answering inbound merchant questions and inquiries from our phone queue. Our merchants have questions - and you have answers.

Senior Accountant

1 day ago
From tax to treasury and FP&A to A/P, our teams connected to Finance manage monetary complexities at a global scale in a new business category that continues to expand. At Groupon, Accounting isn’t your typical month-end close type of department. While the heart of our day-to-day work is providing financial information to the business, that’s only the tip of the iceberg. We’re building out financial systems to support every new business line and product, so our Senior Accountants get a granular view and understanding of how a business is crafted from the ground up. The knowledge to gain is vast, as is the potential of our organization to continue growing.

Account Executive

4 days ago
Create leads, build pipeline, and drive deal flow to close net new business. Call on potential accounts that marketing has referred as prospects. Collaborate with Marketing, Sales Development and Sales Ops to manage leads and drive deal flow. Deliver compelling product demonstrations and presentations that convey the value proposition of our solutions. Provide feedback to Product, Professional Services and other teams for process and product improvements.

Junior Accountant

5 days ago
Junior Accountant 222 W Adams St, 11th Floor Chicago, Illinois, 60606 United States West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one. From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better. Think you’re up to the challenge? West Monroe Partners is looking

Senior Accountant

1 week ago
G2 Crowd is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our accounting team. In this role, you will report to the Accounting Manager and assist the accounting/finance team with the month-end close, journal entry preparation, process improvements, and management of financial statements. You will prepare monthly account reconciliations, provide analysis, and assist the finance and leadership teams in understanding financial results. The ideal candidate has a strong attention to detail and can work quickly while maintaining high quality and accuracy.

Account Manager

2 weeks ago
As an Account Manager, you are the face of Tock to our customers. You will be responsible for managing the software implementation process, client relationship, performance analysis, and customer success on Tock’s platform. As an Account Manager, you will work with a roster of esteemed restaurants and share with them how to best utilize Tock to reach their business goals. The successful candidate is a seasoned project manager with a proven track record of being detail oriented, demonstrating excellent communication skills, solving customer questions and problems in a timely fashion, and proactively making strategic business recommendations for customer success.

Accounting Analyst

2 weeks ago
The OpportunityVivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events. Experiences Matter- which is why we continue to grow year over year. Working at Vivid Seats provides an opportunity to scale our best in class platform, allowing our fans to sit closer and see more.At Vivid Seats, you will have the opportunity to work with the flexibility and speed of a startup; while operating at

Account Advisor

2 weeks ago
As an Account Advisor, you will be managing a portfolio of restaurant accounts. You will be tasked with helping your portfolio of restaurants get the most out of using Grubhub and consulting with them to have the most ideal menu page for our diners. Increasing their conversion number and building the value of GrubHub will be key!  As an Account Advisor, you will be responsible for growing and expanding our relationships with all your restaurants.  


1 week ago
Overview Based in Chicago, BenchPrep enables the world's leading education, training, and assessment companies build and deliver best-in-class online learning programs. The company’s innovative enterprise SaaS learner success solutions are disrupting the exam prep, continuing education, certification, and credentialing markets by providing an unmatched learning experience. Customers include ACT, Becker Professional Education, AAMC, CFA Institute,

Skills that affect Accountant salaries in Chicago

Financial analysis
14% have this skill
Financial Accounting
12% have this skill
Operational Analysis
7% have this skill
Budget Management
7% have this skill
Financial Modeling
2% have this skill
Managerial Accounting
2% have this skill

Recent Accountant salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A EA reported a yearly salary of $63,000 with +$200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Finance associate reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Tax Analyst reported a yearly salary of $55,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $72,500
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Staff Accountant reported a yearly salary of $55,000
1-3 Years of Experience
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201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accounting Analyst reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$6,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $76,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Tax Analyst reported a yearly salary of $45,000 with +$1,350 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $72,000
5-7 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
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