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Accountant salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$73,497
$6,002
Additional Cash Compensation
$79,499
Total Compensation
Median: 70,000
Min: $55K
Max: $146K

How Much Does a Accountant Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Accountant in Chicago is $73,497. The average additional cash compensation for a Accountant in Chicago is $6,002. The average total compensation for a Accountant in Chicago is $79,499. Accountant salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Accountant employees in Chicago.

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Accountant Salary by gender

The average Accountant salary for women is $70,997 and the average Accountant salary for men is $75,913.

Accountant Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Accountant with 7+ years of experience is $108,250. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $71,375.

Accountant Salary ranges

The two most common Accountant salary ranges in Chicago are $70k - $80k and $80k - $90k.

Average Finance salaries in Chicago

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Accountant$73,497
Min: $55K
Max: $146K
Financial Analyst$84,910
Min: $61K
Max: $150K
Senior Accountant$86,047
Min: $63K
Max: $120K
Budget Analyst$94,566
Min: $65K
Max: $135K
Senior Financial Analyst$100,241
Min: $67K
Max: $180K
Controller$132,157
Min: $99K
Max: $190K
Finance Director$160,091
Min: $120K
Max: $217K
Vice President of Finance$192,003
Min: $125K
Max: $315K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)$251,033
Min: $180K
Max: $300K

Career Info

Accountant jobs in Chicago

Skills that affect Accountant salaries in Chicago

1
Financial Accounting
7% have this skill
2
Financial analysis
5% have this skill
3
Cost Accounting
2% have this skill
4
Budget Management
2% have this skill
5
Operational Analysis
2% have this skill
6
Financial Modeling
1% have this skill

Average Accountant Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Accountant make the most at companies with 501-1,000 employees, earning $79,429 on average.

Recent Accountant salaries in Chicago

$92,500
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $92,500 with +$3,500 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$68,900
Yearly Salary
A Staff Accountant 2 reported a yearly salary of $68,900 with +$4,823 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$71,400
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $71,400 with +$10,710 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff Accountant reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Project Accountant reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$14,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$63,000
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $63,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $70,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Auditor reported a yearly salary of $65,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Associate reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports