Average Compensation Manager with Benefits & Compensation Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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The average salary for a Compensation Manager with Benefits & Compensation skills in Chicago, Illinois is $107,000.
MEDIAN $107,000
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$86k - $146k

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Job Description for Compensation Manager

Compensation Manager Tasks
  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
  • Manage the day to day operations of the compensation department's programs; job evaluation, performance appraisal, salary administration and incentive programs.
  • Plan all compensation programs, procedures and practices to ensure consistency with organization's overall objectives and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.

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Compensation Manager
Director, Compensation
Senior Compensation Manager
Manager, Compensation
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Popular Skills for Compensation Manager

Employees with Compensation Manager in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 33.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (25.2% more) and Denver, Colorado (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (45.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (11.2% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

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