A Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $65,003 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Excel, Organizational Development, and Performance Management.

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$81K
MEDIAN: $65,002
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$46,393 - $84,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Experience Affects Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries


Mid-Career
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National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 21%

Organizational Development
up arrow 19%

Performance Management
up arrow 17%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
up arrow 8%

Full-Cycle Recruiting
up arrow 5%

Training
up arrow 5%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 4%

Benefits Administration
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National Average
$66,000

Employee Relations
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Benefits & Compensation
up arrow 5%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
medical benefits
Vision: 97%
dental benefits
None:
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