Average Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$75,469
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$5,198
Bonus
$2,830
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Human Resources (HR) Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $75,469.
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$57k
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$75k
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$94k
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$57k - $94k
Bonus
$2k - $11k
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$992 - $4k
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$57k - $101k
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Job Description for Human Resources (HR) Manager

Human Resources (HR) Manager Tasks
  • Advise and coach managers on HR policies and programs including employee relations issues.
  • Manage daily departmental operations, business planning and budget development of HR programs.
  • Ensure policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.
  • Plan, manage and coordinate all human resources initiatives; recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations of an organization.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources (HR) Manager

Skills in Performance Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Full-Cycle Recruiting, Human Resources (HR), Benefits & Compensation and Employee Relations.

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 141 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,896 based on 163 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,867.
Employees with Human Resources (HR) Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.0% less), Denver, Colorado (6.6% less) and Houston, Texas (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 380 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
37.1%
Experienced
42.9%
Late Career
17.4%