Payroll Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Payroll Managers in Chicago pull down an average of $64K annually. Work is enjoyable for Chicago Payroll Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$41,730 - $87,403
$42K
$64K
$87K
MEDIAN: $63,985
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$41,730 - $87,403  
   
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$43,631 - $90,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $53K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $52K. Chicago Payroll Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $76K. Payroll Managers in Chicago, Ill. who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $82K.

Key Stats for Payroll Manager

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Payroll Manager Salaries

▲27%

▲18%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Mid-Career
▼20%

Skills That Affect Payroll Manager Salaries

ADP
▲30%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲21%

Payroll Administration
▲19%

Human Resources
▲4%


National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Word
▼4%

ADP Time and Attendance System
▼6%


Accounting
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼13%

Accounts Payable
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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