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Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $48,743 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Hiring and Employee Relations. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$34,580 - $72,583
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$73K
MEDIAN: $48,742
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$34,580 - $72,583  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
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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$34,583 - $72,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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

Late-Career
up arrow 52%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$49,000


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

Hiring
up arrow 13%

Employee Relations
up arrow 10%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 6%

Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$49,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

401k Plan Administration
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%
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