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Payroll Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Payroll Managers in Chicago, Ill. tend to be well-versed in their field, and between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $63K per year, but may range from $43K to $100K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and approximately one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,888 - $93,091
MEDIAN: $63,200

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$42,888 - $93,091  
$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: 16 May 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 18 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: 73% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 27%