Payroll Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The majority of Payroll Managers in Chicago — more than two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $43K to $100K per year, and the median is $64K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Chicago Payroll Managers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly less than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$42,888 - $93,097

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$42,888 - $93,097  
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$43,198 - $100,046  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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%