The average salary for an Experienced Human Resources (HR) Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $81,896.
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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 Employee Relations and Performance Management 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 entry-level Human Resources (HR) Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,063 based on 10 salaries. An early career Human Resources (HR) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,504 based on 140 salaries. A mid-career Human Resources (HR) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,522 based on 163 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $83,220.
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Employees with Human Resources (HR) Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 4.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (9.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (6.7% less).
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