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Supervisor Accounting (General) Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$90,847 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Supervisor Accounting (General) is $90,847 a year and $44 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Supervisor Accounting (General) is between $64,417 and $112,476. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Supervisor Accounting (General). 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

  • Supervises and trains less complex day-to-day general accounting functions and accounting operations which include coding invoices and compilation of data for various accounting reports.
  • Oversees preparation of accounts and reports for management, including balance sheets and income statements.
  • Reviews vouchers, accounting documents, and records submitted by staff.
  • Suggests improvements in accounting processes.
  • Supervises staffs who are 100 percent nonexempt; i.e., paraprofessional and clerical accounting personnel.
  • Excludes supervisors whose staffs consist of a mix of professional and nonexempt accounting personnel.
Supervisor Accounting (General) Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Job family population: 1,458,380

Estimated population of Supervisor Accounting (General) jobs: 60,625

Rate of error: 0.3%

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 2,716,450 (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...

Supervisor Accounting (General) Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 14
WESTVILLE, United States
Dollar General
Company Overview Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail ... Understanding of inventory accounting. * Knowledge of specific inbound or outbound functions within ...
Associate Manager, Financial Accounting Systems
May 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Supervisory and or mentoring experience. * General knowledge of accounting activities and understanding of IT functions and terminology.
Accounting Manager
Apr 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Critical Fit Recruiting
Manufacturing experience preferred. * 5+ years' experience in general accounting (public accounting preferred). * 2+ years in a supervisory role. * Knowledge of GAAP, accounting rules, regulations ...
Accounting Manager
May 15
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
In this role, you will be responsible for supervising and directing the accounting staff, analyzing all financial commitments and cash flow, managing payroll process, and other general accounting ...
Jr Accountant- Lease Accounting
May 18
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Performs a variety of duties in general accounting such as analyzing accounts, preparing reports ... Reports to Shared Service Supervisor. Minimum Education Bachelor's degree plus 1-2 years of related ...
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