Human Resources (HR) Administrator Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Administrator in Chicago, Illinois is $45,358 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Benefits Administration is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$34,441 - $56,781
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$57K
MEDIAN: $45,357
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50%
90%

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$13.58 - $20.77
(Median)
$14
$18
$21
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$34,441 - $56,781  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,362  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,398 - $57,340  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $20.77  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,362  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$33,398 - $57,340  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Administrator in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Administrator in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Benefits Administration
up arrow 15%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 8%

Human Resources
up arrow 3%

Employee Relations
up arrow 3%

National Average
$45,000

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Administration
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 18%
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