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Payroll Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average Payroll Specialist in Chicago earns approximately $46K annually. There are far more female Payroll Specialists in Chicago, Ill. who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 83 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$38,029 - $60,907
(Median)
38K
53K
61K
MEDIAN: $46,316
10%
75%
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$38,029 - $60,907  
   
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).
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$34,183 - $60,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Experience Affects Payroll Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Payroll Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

ADP
up arrow 19%

Accounting
up arrow 17%

Payroll Tax Compliance
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ADP Time and Attendance System
up arrow 13%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$46,000

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%