Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Human Resources Assistants are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $38K per year on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (83 percent) of Human Resources Assistants in Chicago, Ill. who took the survey are female. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,364 - $49,003
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$49K
MEDIAN: $37,964
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90%

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$11.27 - $19.88
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,364 - $49,003  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,112  
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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$25,697 - $45,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.27 - $19.88  
   
Overtime
$1.53 - $29.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,112  
   
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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$25,697 - $45,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$35,000


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

Employee Relations
up arrow 7%

Recruiting
up arrow 6%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 5%

Hiring
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$35,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 2%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 6%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%
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