It's impossible to make it big as a Human Resources Assistants in Chicago ; the average employee scrapes together only around $39K annually. Most Human Resources Assistants in Chicago, Ill. like their work and job satisfaction is high. While slightly less than a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,241 - $52,367
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$52K
MEDIAN: $39,451
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$11.60 - $20.98
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$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$31,241 - $52,367  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$29,160 - $50,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $20.98  
   
Overtime
$17.37 - $33.77  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$29,160 - $50,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

Employee Relations
up arrow 6%

Administration
up arrow 4%

Training
up arrow 4%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 7%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 8%

Filing
up arrow 10%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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