Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $46,392 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Employee Relations, Recruiting, and Benefits Administration. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$33,554 - $64,395
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MEDIAN: $46,392
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National Salary Data

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$33,554 - $64,395  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
Total Pay (?
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$32,519 - $66,727  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
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National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Employee Relations
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Benefits Administration
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Recruiting
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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
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National Average
$45,000
Payroll Administration
up arrow 8%
ADP Payroll System
up arrow 13%
Benefits & Compensation
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Gender

Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%
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