An average Payroll Manager in Chicago can expect to take home roughly $70K annually. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$46K
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$95K
MEDIAN: $69,571
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$46,002 - $102,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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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Experience Affects Payroll Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Payroll Manager Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 30%

ADP
up arrow 24%

Payroll Administration
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Human Resources
up arrow 22%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$68,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 11%

Accounting
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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 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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