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Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Pay for Human Resources Assistants in Chicago, Ill. is very modest at just $38K per year. For the most part, Human Resources Assistants in Chicago enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Chicago Human Resources Assistants who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 82 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$29,155 - $49,334
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$49K
MEDIAN: $37,964
10%
50%
90%

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$11.30 - $20.09
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,155 - $49,334  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,082  
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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$25,912 - $45,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.30 - $20.09  
   
Overtime
$1.54 - $29.83  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,082  
   
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).
)
$25,912 - $45,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$36,000


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

Employee Relations
up arrow 6%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 6%

Recruiting
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Hiring
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%
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