Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Chicago, Illinois is $55,264 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$43,715 - $71,112
$44K
$56K
$71K
MEDIAN: $55,716
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50%
90%

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$13.91 - $25.73
$14
$21
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MEDIAN: $21.10
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$0$72K
Salary $43,715 - $71,112
Bonus $102.13 - $7,726
Profit Sharing $3,250
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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$42,820 - $72,495
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 220
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.91 - $25.73
Overtime $-0.50 - $39.63
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $102.13 - $7,726
Profit Sharing $3,250
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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$42,820 - $72,495
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Generalist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 165 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Generalist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Generalist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 34 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Generalist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲18%

▲7%

National Average
$55,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 8%
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