How much does a Accountant make in Chicago, IL?

Updated Jun 11, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$59,306 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,042 salaries

$44K

Low

$59K

Average

$80K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$3,391Range$806 - $14,260
The average salary for a Accountant is $59,306 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 1,042 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Accountant employees in Chicago, IL.

Seniority Levels

L2
Accountant$59,306 /yr
L3
Senior Accountant$76,948 /yr
L4
Adjunct Accountant$62,355 /yr
Career Path

How much should you negotiate?

See how your offer stacks up to other pay packages and negotiate confidently.

Analyze Offer

Related Job Titles

Accounting Clerk

$41,255

per year

Entry Level Accountant

$50,426

per year

Junior Accountant

$46,471

per year

Staff Accountant

$57,103

per year

Salaries in Chicago

Location

or

Find a Specific Employer

Sort:

Company

Average Base Salary in (USD)

Range

2.6

EC Ortiz & Co., LLP

Accountant

$54,780

 /yr
Range: $55K - $58K
63 salaries
See 78 salaries from all locations

$55K

$58K

$54,780 - $58,104 Range

Northern Trust

Accountant

$51,962

 /yr
Range: $45K - $56K

$45K

$56K

$45,000 - $55,712 Range

PwC
3.9

PwC

Accountant

$65,536

 /yr
Range: $56K - $106K

$56K

$106K

$55,562 - $105,863 Range

CNA
3.7

CNA

Accountant

$64,967

 /yr
Range: $56K - $77K

$56K

$77K

$56,452 - $77,227 Range

EY
3.9

EY

Accountant

$72,069

 /yr
Range: $58K - $103K

$58K

$103K

$58,000 - $103,466 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Accountant

$70,110

 /yr
Range: $61K - $102K

$61K

$102K

$61,088 - $102,371 Range

JLL
3.9

JLL

Accountant

$58,654

 /yr
Range: $57K - $93K

$57K

$93K

$57,328 - $93,032 Range

Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing –Add Anonymous Salary
Brookfield Properties’ retail group
3.8

Brookfield Properties’ retail group

Accountant

$58,547

 /yr
Range: $54K - $68K

$54K

$68K

$53,911 - $67,887 Range

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas | HCSC
3.8

$52K

$63K

$52,432 - $62,965 Range

Heitman
4

Heitman

Accountant

$62,080

 /yr
Range: $43K - $78K

$43K

$78K

$42,868 - $78,469 Range

Invenergy
3.9

Invenergy

Accountant

$73,470

 /yr
Range: $66K - $76K

$66K

$76K

$66,029 - $76,018 Range

3.6

Steven Spector LLC

Accountant

$54,451

 /yr
Range: $49K - $56K

$49K

$56K

$48,593 - $55,908 Range

E.C. Oritz & Co.

Accountant

$80,734

 /yr
Range: $78K - $84K

$78K

$84K

$77,868 - $83,739 Range

Deloitte
3.9

Deloitte

Accountant

$78,228

 /yr
Range: $71K - $137K

$71K

$137K

$70,960 - $137,228 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Accountant

$68,149

 /yr
Range: $67K - $110K

$67K

$110K

$67,028 - $109,529 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Accountant

$51,701

 /yr
Range: $45K - $107K

$45K

$107K

$45,370 - $106,849 Range

PepsiCo
4

PepsiCo

Accountant

$68,522

 /yr
Range: $67K - $84K

$67K

$84K

$67,106 - $84,384 Range

University of Chicago
4.2

University of Chicago

Accountant

$61,110

 /yr
Range: $57K - $73K

$57K

$73K

$56,824 - $73,428 Range

University of Illinois at Chicago
4.2

University of Illinois at Chicago

Accountant

$65,533

 /yr
Range: $56K - $79K

$56K

$79K

$55,608 - $79,488 Range

Morningstar
4.1

Morningstar

Accountant

$53,631

 /yr
Range: $53K - $67K

$53K

$67K

$53,264 - $67,028 Range

Download as data Table
Viewing 1 - 10 of 1,023

Frequently asked questions about Accountant salaries

The average salary for a Accountant is $59,306 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 1042 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Accountant employees in Chicago, IL.

The highest salary for a Accountant in Chicago, IL is $79,991 per year.

The lowest salary for a Accountant in Chicago, IL is $43,970 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Accountant or planning the next step in your career, find out in our Career hub the career path and salary trajectory of a Accountant.

See how your offer stacks up to other pay packages and negotiate confidently on our Offer Analyzer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent accountant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$21
hourly
An Accounting Clerk reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
Full-time
51 to 200 employees
 
Company - Private
$20
hourly
An Accounting Specialist reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
An Accounting Clerk reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Intern
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
An Accounting/Finance reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Intern
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$56,058
per year
An Accountant reported making $56,058 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$50,000
per year
An Accounting Specialist reported making $50,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
 
Company - Public
$41,777
per year
An Accountant reported making $41,777 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
5001 to 10000 employees
 
Company - Public
$86,000
per year
An Accountant reported making $86,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government