Payroll Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Payroll Managers in Chicago tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $43K to $100K per year, median earnings come to $64K annually. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed 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: 2 Jul 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%