Payroll Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Payroll Managers in Chicago, Ill. who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up a little under three-quarters of Chicago Payroll Managers. Pay fluctuates from $43K to $100K per year, but expected earnings average $64K annually. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. For the most part, Payroll Managers in Chicago enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,888 - $93,097
MEDIAN: $64,056

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$42,888 - $93,097  
$817 - $10,766  
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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).
$43,198 - $100,046  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Experience Affects Payroll Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Payroll Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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Payroll Tax Compliance
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Payroll Administration
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ADP Payroll System
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National Average

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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ADP Time and Attendance System
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Human Resources
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


98 %
2 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 29%