Human Resources (HR) Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Human Resources Assistants in Chicago aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $41K annually. Work is enjoyable for Human Resources Assistants in Chicago, Ill., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$32,405 - $53,824
$32K
$42K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,829
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50%
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$12.09 - $22.00
$12
$18
$22
MEDIAN: $17.64
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$0$53K
Salary $32,405 - $53,824
Bonus $977 - $15,584
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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$29,902 - $51,257
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $12.09 - $22.00
Overtime $29.71
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $977 - $15,584
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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$29,902 - $51,257
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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%

Human Resources (HR) Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Assistant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
$40,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Assistant Salaries

Employee Relations
▲5%

National Average
$40,000

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▼2%

Training
▼2%

Administration
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Benefits Administration
▼4%

▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

ADP Payroll System
▼7%

Customer Service
▼9%

Office Administration
▼10%

Filing
▼12%

Benefits & Compensation
▼14%

Payroll Administration
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 23%