Accountant salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$66,658
$4,353
Additional Cash Compensation
$71,011
Total Compensation
Median: $67K
Min: $42K
Max: $146K

How Much Does a Accountant Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Accountant in Chicago is $66,658. The average additional cash compensation for a Accountant in Chicago is $4,353. The average total compensation for a Accountant in Chicago is $71,011. Accountant salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Accountant employees in Chicago.

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Accountant jobs in Chicago

Account Executive

Chicago
2 days ago
+44
As an Account Executive, you will be focused on outbound sales efforts. Working mostly over the phone, you’ll target Enterprise businesses, gaining commitment to buy, and successfully closing new clients each month. Once a deal is closed, you will be able to hand-off to a dedicated Client Success Manager and focus on what you do best, closing more business.

Staff Accountant

Chicago
4 days ago
+41
Description By joining Everspring as a Staff Accountant, you'll be the fourth Accountant on our growing accounting team in a late-stage startup as we transition from startup to more established company. You'll gain exposure to all areas of accounting and work under the mentorship of a Big 4 CPA.   Ideally, you'll bring a solid foundation (2-5 years) of accounting principles from either a structured accounting firm or startup organization. We'd

Account Executive

Chicago
5 days ago
+30
The K-12 Account Executive is a truly exciting role ripe with potential to propel us into a new phase of growth. Don't believe us? Keep reading 👇 Your mission - should you choose to accept it - is to lead us into a new phase of dominance in the K-12 market. You'll own the sales process, from initial contact to closure. You'll own your numbers, activity goals, and build lasting relationships with schools and districts across the country. Before long, you'll become an edtech expert and will confidently speak to ever-changing trends, new features and products to help our customers accomplish their goals.

Account Executive

Chicago
1 week ago
+46
As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for selling new business to Talent Acquisition leaders & Recruiters within high growth technology companies. Prior experience selling to recruiters is strongly preferred, as well as someone who is driven to surpass goals while delivering a great experience to prospects, clients and coworkers. We need someone who knows what it takes to build something from the ground up, who treats the “job” as his or her own business, and thrives on learning daily.

Staff Accountant

Chicago
1 week ago
+45
About the Role: UPshow is seeking a Staff Accountant to assist with billing and collection support, day-to-day accounting duties, and financial reporting tasks.  This role will report to the Vice President of Finance and will have exposure to all aspects of the business with strong career advancement opportunities.   If you are someone who wants to grow, learn, and is not afraid of a challenge, we would love to talk to you!   Responsibilities:

Staff Accountant

Chicago
1 week ago
+37
Kin Insurance is on a mission to change home insurance from what it could be to what it should be. We're proud to offer affordable insurance coverage in areas most impacted by climate change, like Florida, California and Louisiana, that pay more for insurance than anywhere else in America. We are also proud to be recognized as Built In's 2021 Best Midsize Companies to Work For in Chicago and Forbes 2021 Best Startup Employers in America. We are

Account Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+39
Operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to your accounts. Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships. Develop trusted advisor relationships with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors. Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives. Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders. Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas. Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts). Collaborate with sales team to identify and grow opportunities within territory. Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed.

Account Director

Chicago
1 week ago
+39
*closerlook is based in Chicago and open to remote candidates for this position   closerlook's Account Director (AD) is a self-sufficient, dynamic account partner for clients, providing regular strategic counsel to help pharmaceutical marketers navigate the rapidly changing healthcare landscape and drive brand growth.   Responsibilities Client Leadership Relationship master, able to confidently build client relationships and provide best in

Accounting Manager

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+34
What We Do At Civis Analytics, we bring objective, data-driven truth to organizational decision-making—from the boardroom to the world’s largest social causes. This mission isn’t an aspiration: it’s something we see realized every day, and it brings purpose to everything we’re working on. We combine a sophisticated SaaS product with our specialized data science consultancy to empower tens of thousands of active users to make millions of data

Account Executive

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+67
As an Account Executive, you’ll help customers understand the value of our cloud-managed hardware solution and develop new and lasting relationships in a variety of accounts. You’ll join a hardworking, high-energy, fast paced inside sales team and will advance deals through the sales cycle in collaboration with account teams, sales engineers and partners. In this high-velocity role, you’ll focus on small and mid-sized enterprise businesses. Strong organizational skills are key, and you are able to be responsible for a pipeline of up to 150 opportunities at once with deals that range in size from $5k to $100k+. You will also be able to demo Cisco Meraki technology via WebEx to end users and our partner organization.

Junior Accountant

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
At West Monroe, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious. Our people-first culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No siloes. No egos. Just smart ideas, unique perspectives, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.  We

Account Supervisor

Chicago
2 months ago
+39
Build and sustain relationships with key clients grounded in an understanding of their business goals. Demonstrate ability to provide confident counsel on client inquiries and establish fluency in the capabilities and offerings of closerlook. Develop proficiency in the client's market, trends, influencers, competitors, and key stakeholders. Effectively communicate the brand’s business objectives to the agency team both verbally and through written communications. Provide feedback on work in development across strategy, creative, technical and analytic project types as well as interpret client and medical/regulatory/legal feedback for the agency team.

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 $71,700 on average.

Accountant Salary by gender

The average Accountant salary for women is $66,388 and the average Accountant salary for men is $68,359.

Accountant Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Accountant with 7+ years of experience is $86,056. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $58,041.

Average Finance salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Accountant $66,658
Min: $42K
Max: $146K
Budget Analyst $69,111
Min: $46K
Max: $135K
Financial Analyst $77,834
Min: $50K
Max: $150K
Senior Accountant $83,981
Min: $57K
Max: $120K
Senior Financial Analyst $94,210
Min: $65K
Max: $171K
Controller $130,975
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $153,641
Min: $115K
Max: $217K
Vice President of Finance $187,841
Min: $135K
Max: $275K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $244,491
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

Skills that affect Accountant salaries in Chicago

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Financial Accounting
11% have this skill
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Financial analysis
9% have this skill
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Budget Management
5% have this skill
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Operational Analysis
3% have this skill
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Financial Modeling
2% have this skill
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Cost Accounting
2% have this skill

Recent Accountant salaries in Chicago

$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $65,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A Financial Reporting Analyst reported a yearly salary of $55,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$1,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $65,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff accountant reported a yearly salary of $75,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $75,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff Accountant reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff Accountant reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff Accountant reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$87,500
Yearly Salary
A Accounting Manager reported a yearly salary of $87,500 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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