Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Chicago, Illinois is $52,213 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$40,304 - $66,633
(Median)
$40K
$52K
$67K
MEDIAN: $52,212
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$12.67 - $23.96
(Median)
$13
$20
$24
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$40,304 - $66,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,783  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $12,913  
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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$39,226 - $68,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 308
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $23.96  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $35.31  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,783  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $12,913  
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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$39,226 - $68,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%



National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries


Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 5%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 4%

Performance Management
up arrow 4%

Training
up arrow 3%

Hiring
up arrow 2%

National Average
$52,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%




Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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