The average salary for an Experienced Human Resources (HR) Manager with Employee Relations skills in Chicago, Illinois is $81,819.
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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Manager
A human resources (HR) manager oversees policies, procedures and compliance relating to employees for their organization. They ensure all human resources activities are in compliance with local, state and federal laws, as well as implement and oversee programs related to employee benefits and initiatives. Insurance programs, flexible work arrangement programs, maternity leave, open enrollment programs, and vacation and sick leave benefits are overseen by the human resources manager as well. Thes…Read more
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Skills in Performance Management and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Benefits Administration, Full-Cycle Recruiting and Benefits & Compensation.
Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Manager
An early career Human Resources (HR) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,271 based on 73 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,324 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,576.
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Employees with Human Resources (HR) Manager in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.7% more) and Houston, Texas (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (10.5% less), Denver, Colorado (6.6% less) and Los Angeles, California (3.3% less).
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