Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $48,913 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Hiring and Employee Relations. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$34,632 - $72,374

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$34,683 - $71,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$49,000


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

Hiring
up arrow 14%

Employee Relations
up arrow 10%

Benefits Administration
up arrow 5%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$49,000

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 2%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

401k Plan Administration
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%
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