Payroll Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A little under three-quarters of Payroll Managers in Chicago, Ill. have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $44K to $98K per year, but median earnings come to around $63K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Around one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and a strong majority claim dental coverage as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$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%