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Public Finance Specialist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$89,299 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Public Finance Specialist is $89,299 a year and $43 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Public Finance Specialist is between $63,592 and $110,468. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Public Finance Specialist. 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

  • Analyzes records, applying principles of accounting, of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred to prepare budget.
  • Forecasts future revenues and expenses.
  • Maintains budgeting systems that provide control of expenditures made to carry out activities, such as advertising and marketing, production, maintenance, or to project activities, such as construction of buildings.
  • Documents revenues and expenditures expected and submits to management.
  • Excludes paraprofessional budget accounting positions.
Public Finance Specialist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,241,000

Estimated population of Public Finance Specialist jobs: 36,883

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Public Finance Specialist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Financial Program Specialist
Apr 30
Chicago, IL, USA
CEDA of Cook County, Inc. is currently seeking a Financial Program Specialist to join our team ... public sector, educational institutions, Chambers, and financial institutions to promote financial ...
Financial Aid Specialist, CF2N13612SFA
Jun 20
Glen Ellyn, United States
College of DuPage
Financial Aid Specialist, CF2N13612SFA Position Number : CF2N13612SFA Department : Student ... Advise and counsel students, parents, and the general public regarding financial aid issues, on a ...
Lead Public Relations Specialist
May 18
Riverwoods, United States
Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours ... Provides public relations counsel and coaches the business. Creates public relations project ...
Payroll Specialist Job ID# 400103
Jun 24
Wheaton, IL, USA
Addison Group-Schaumburg
...  CPA, CFA, MBA, Collections, Billing, Accounting & Financial Reporting, Financial Planning ... Specialist, Purchasing Manager, Fixed Asset Accounting, Business Process Reengineering, Risk ...
Product Management Specialist
Jun 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Motorola Solutions
Conduct in-depth financial analysis and projected return on investment scenario modelling. ... Experience selling and marketing products and services to Public Safety, Public Commercial Radio ...
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