Payroll Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The majority of Chicago Payroll Managers — somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $44K to $98K per year, and the median is $63K annually. While about one in four report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a fair number have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for Payroll Managers in Chicago is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$43,265 - $92,336
MEDIAN: $62,830

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$43,635 - $98,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Experience Affects Payroll Manager Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Payroll Manager Salaries

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Payroll Tax Compliance
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Payroll Administration
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Microsoft Excel

National Average

Microsoft Word
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ADP Payroll System
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ADP Time and Attendance System
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Human Resources
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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 25%