Payroll Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Median pay for Chicago Payroll Managers lies in the neighborhood of $70K per year. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The majority of Payroll Managers in Chicago claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Payroll Managers in Chicago, Ill. (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$44,940 - $88,925
$45K
$70K
$89K
MEDIAN: $69,767
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Salary $44,940 - $88,925
Bonus $5,042
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$45,716 - $92,708
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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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

Pay by Experience for a Payroll Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Payroll Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Payroll Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Payroll Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 8 salaries. A Payroll Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Payroll Manager

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Payroll Manager Salaries

▲20%

▲12%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Mid-Career
▼25%

Skills That Affect Payroll Manager Salaries

ADP
▲23%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲14%

Payroll Administration
▲13%

National Average
$68,000

Human Resources
▼2%


Microsoft Word
▼9%


ADP Time and Attendance System
▼12%

Accounting
▼13%

Microsoft Office
▼17%

Accounts Payable
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 13%
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