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Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

It's impossible to make it big as a Human Resources Assistants in Chicago, Ill. ; the average employee scrapes together only around $38K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Human Resources Assistants in Chicago enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Chicago Human Resources Assistants who took the survey — 80 percent to be exact. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,155 - $49,334
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$49K
MEDIAN: $37,621
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50%
90%

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$11.24 - $20.29
(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
$29,155 - $49,334  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,072  
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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$25,790 - $46,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.24 - $20.29  
   
Overtime
$1.53 - $29.95  
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 - $2,072  
   
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).
)
$25,790 - $46,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 6%

Employee Relations
up arrow 5%

Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Hiring
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
0%

Benefits Administration
0%

ADP Payroll System
0%

National Average
$36,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 12%