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Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Chicago, Illinois is $51,264 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$39,204 - $65,654
(Median)
$39K
$51K
$66K
MEDIAN: $51,264
10%
50%
90%

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$14.60 - $24.32
(Median)
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,204 - $65,654  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
Profit Sharing
$2.71 - $12,723  
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).
)
$38,011 - $69,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 270
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.60 - $24.32  
   
Overtime
$13.00 - $36.56  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
   
Profit Sharing
$2.71 - $12,723  
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).
)
$38,011 - $69,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 9%



National Average
$51,000


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


Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 8%


Training
up arrow 2%

ADP Human Resources System
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

Performance Management
0%

National Average
$51,000

ADP
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
up arrow 3%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 3%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%


Payroll Administration
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%