Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Human Resources Assistants in Chicago can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $39K annually. There are far more female Chicago Human Resources Assistants who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 84 percent. Most Human Resources Assistants in Chicago, Ill. report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,133 - $50,412
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$50K
MEDIAN: $38,738
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90%

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$11.69 - $20.47
(Median)
$12
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$30,133 - $50,412  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,564  
Total Pay (?
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$26,727 - $47,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $20.47  
   
Overtime
$17.49 - $30.71  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,564  
   
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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$26,727 - $47,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 8%

Employee Relations
up arrow 5%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

National Average
$36,000

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 3%

Administration
up arrow 4%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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