Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $54,626 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Data Analysis, Benefits & Compensation, and Recruiting. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$39,039 - $73,463
$39K
$53K
$73K
MEDIAN: $52,823
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50%
90%

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$14.19 - $30.76
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$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.14
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$0$73K
Salary $39,039 - $73,463
Bonus $1,510 - $5,960
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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$36,855 - $71,976
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $14.19 - $30.76
Overtime $28.85
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $1,510 - $5,960
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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$36,855 - $71,976
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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) Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Human Resources (HR) Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Resources (HR) Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Resources (HR) Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Human Resources (HR) Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 12 salaries. A Human Resources (HR) Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Human Resources (HR) Specialist

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

▲20%

National Average
$52,000

▼2%

Mid-Career
▼3%

Skills That Affect Human Resources (HR) Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲18%


Recruiting
▲13%

Labor Relations
▲9%

Hiring
▲8%

Employee Relations
▲6%

401k Plan Administration
▲6%

Regulatory Compliance
▲6%

Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
▲4%


Payroll Administration
▲2%

National Average
$52,000

Project Management
▼3%

ADP Payroll System
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼15%

Microsoft Office
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 9%