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Manager Bookkeeping Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$67,358 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Manager Bookkeeping is $67,358 a year and $32 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Manager Bookkeeping is between $48,653 and $82,915. 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

  • Manages and coordinates subordinate bookkeeping staff who keep complete set of records of financial transactions of establishment.
  • Oversees multiple tasks performed by subordinates, which include verifying and entering details of transactions as they occur or in chronological order in account and cash journals from items, such as sales slips, invoices, check stubs, inventory records, and requisitions; summarizing details on separate ledgers and transferring data to general ledger; balancing books and compiling reports to show statistics, such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit and loss, and other items pertinent to operation of business; and calculating employee wages from plant records or timecards and preparing checks or withdrawing cash from bank for payment of wages.
Manager Bookkeeping Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Financial Managers

Job family population: 569,380

Estimated population of Manager Bookkeeping jobs: 13,278

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Manager Bookkeeping Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 15
Chicago, IL, USA
Compass Group
Analyzes and organizes office operations and procedures such as bookkeeping, preparation of payrolls, personnel, information management, filing systems, requisition of supplies, and other clerical ...
Office Manager/Bookkeeper Position
Apr 2
Hinsdale, IL, USA
Small IT Firm
Office Manager/Bookkeeper Position * Supervise and coordinate overall administrative activities ... Provide bookkeeping support to clients as needed. * Provide additional customer support by ...
Bookkeeper Accountant
May 15
Hickory Hills, IL, USA
OAR Management, Inc.
Full Time Bookkeeper in a small, fast paced, multi level business located in Hickory Hills, IL. ... managers and other staff to obtain financial information and support documents · Other general ...
Bookkeeper / Office Manager
Apr 30
Woodstock, IL, USA
Provide administrative assistance to the management team * Encourages and improves cross-department ... Previous experience in bookkeeping required * Proficient with QuickBooks Desktop * Strong ...
Tax Manager
May 2
Chicago, IL, USA
Community Tax, LLC
Build Corporate Tax Preparation Division * Assist in development and management of related accounting and bookkeeping functions Candidates for this opportunity should have the following: * College ...
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