Human Resources (HR) Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Director in Chicago, Illinois is $88,982 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Leadership, Strategic Planning, Performance Management, Organizational Development, and Training Management. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Human Resources (HR) Director in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$57,927 - $136,183
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MEDIAN: $88,982
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National Salary Data

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$57,927 - $136,183  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,563  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $18,000  
Total Pay (?
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$57,566 - $158,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Director in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average
$93,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

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

Leadership
up arrow 42%
Strategic Planning
up arrow 40%
Training Management
up arrow 17%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 16%
Recruiting
up arrow 15%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 15%
Benefits Administration
up arrow 8%
Labor Relations
up arrow 4%
Hiring
up arrow 3%
Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 2%
National Average
$93,000
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 2%