Payroll Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Payroll Specialist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $45,445 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Accounting and Payroll Administration. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Payroll Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$35,652 - $59,865
(Median)
36K
41K
53K
60K
MEDIAN: $45,445
10%
25%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$35,652 - $59,865  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $5,617  
Total Pay (?
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).
)
$34,368 - $59,503  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
Is Payroll Specialist your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Payroll Specialist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 21%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 19%
Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
ADP Payroll System
0%
National Average
$45,000
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 8 votes.
Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -