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Accountant Tax Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$88,672 (USD)

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Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Accountant Tax is $88,672 a year and $43 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Accountant Tax is between $62,785 and $109,874. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accountant Tax. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Readies Federal, State, or local tax returns for individuals, business establishments, or other organizations.
  • Prepares and analyzes financial and tax accounts, records, and reports; and determines taxes owed according to prescribed rates, laws, and regulations.
  • Advises management regarding effects of business activities on taxes, and on strategies for minimizing tax liability.
  • Confirms that establishment complies with periodic tax payment, information reporting, and other taxing authority requirements.
Accountant Tax Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,241,000

Estimated population of Accountant Tax jobs: 35,579

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Accountant Tax Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Senior Tax Accountant
May 16
Chicago, IL, USA
Brilliant Management Resources- Chicago
... CPA/MBA with a Tax distinction is preferred · CorpTax system preferred · Excellent organizational, research and communication skills · 3+ years' relatable experience · Advanced technical ...
Tax Accountant
May 7
Oak Brook, United States
Selden Fox
Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in accounting, or equivalent, and at least 0-2 years of tax or accounting experience. We offer a benefits package including health, dental ...
TX03 - Tax Accountant
Mar 23
Chicago, IL, USA
Kelly Services
Fantastic, fortune 500 company is looking for a stellar Tax Accountant to join their team located in the Marietta, GA. area. This position will be responsible for preparing International, Federal ...
Senior Tax Accountant
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Douglas L. LeFevre & Co CPA PC
Boutique accounting firm with focus in financial industry seeking a senior tax accountant for Full time (part time will be considered) position. We serve a wide variety of entrepreneurial businesses ...
Tax Accountant Specialist - R&D Tax Credits
Apr 11
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Work with CPA's and their clients to conduct research and development (R&D) tax credit consulting services, including leading client interviews and discussions, performing tax technical research, and ...
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