Payroll Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

Payroll Specialists in Chicago, Ill. usually make around $45,174 per year. Compensation generally starts at $34,592 and does not exceed $59,349 per year. Almost all workers report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Payroll Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$37,616 - $59,644
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MEDIAN: $45,190
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$37,616 - $59,644  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $5,617  
Total Pay (?
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$34,592 - $59,349  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 22%
Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
ADP Payroll System
0%
National Average
$45,000
Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
32%
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%
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