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HR Specialist salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$68,582
$5,042
Additional Cash Compensation
$73,624
Total Compensation
Median: $69K
Min: $47K
Max: $115K

How Much Does a HR Specialist Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a HR Specialist in Chicago is $68,582. The average additional cash compensation for a HR Specialist in Chicago is $5,042. The average total compensation for a HR Specialist in Chicago is $73,624. HR Specialist salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous HR Specialist employees in Chicago.

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HR Specialist jobs in Chicago

Director, Human Resources

Chicago
6 days ago
+23
The Director, Human Resources is a key member of our leadership team, and trusted advisor and business partner to leadership teams throughout the organization. The Director, Human Resources will provide consultative and business focused support and services to drive a culture of high engagement, innovation, continuous improvement, and enhanced operational and financial results. This person provides leadership for the delivery and execution of strategic HR initiatives, provides effective coaching/guidance to leaders and team members, ensures compliance with regulations, and develops team members.

HR Coordinator

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+23
Support Generalists with maintenance of employee records, new hires, transfers, terminations and benefits Assist with preliminary hiring procedures. Work with HR Jr. Generalist on special company projects, employee relations and general office duties. Manage movement of and archiving of employee documents, changes and comp plans. Support our HR Manager and Director as needed.

HR Business Partner/HR Generalist in Chicago

Chicago
5 days ago
+31
Currently we are seeking an experienced HR Business Partner in Chicago to join our team. You will work on a broad range of employer branding and employee lifecycle management activities in Chicago and Toronto. This position serves as a consultant and partner to for our people related agenda. Your mission will be to support hiring, onboarding, retaining, growing talent, and supporting leaders in managing top decile talent.

HR Compensation Analyst

Chicago
6 days ago
+23
Guaranteed Rate is looking for an HR Compensation Analyst. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently, solve problems creatively, prioritize relentlessly, exercise business judgment soundly, and operate with a sense of urgency to get things done.

HR Business Partner

Chicago
6 days ago
+23
We are currently seeking an intelligent, friendly, knowledgeable, experienced HR Business Partner to join our innovative and passionate team. An HRBP works on the human resource team in various aspects. The HRBP needs to have solid HR experience in all aspects such as hiring, performance management, separations of employment, benefits, HRIS, understanding and knowledge of laws, HR risks and more.

Senior HR Business Partner

Chicago
2 months ago
+32
The Senior HR Business Partner is a “master” integrator, working with leaders across CSG to align structure, processes, programs, and employees with CSG’s business’s vision, mission, and overall objectives. The Senior HR Business Partner plays an active and integral part in the company’s employment branding, culture and engagement efforts; an active role in driving change and evolving the company performance-oriented culture and values.

HR Business Partner

Chicago
4 months ago
+31
As an HRBP on the people team, you will be responsible for providing HR partnership for key business units in our Chicago headquarters location. The ideal candidate will be a true business partner that will proactively collaborate with leaders in the development and implementation of HR to optimize talent, process and culture. 

HR Business Partner - Consulting Services

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+48
Provide leadership and employees coaching with specific focus on: employee retention, employee advocacy/engagement, employee relations management, performance management, compensation, and career development and talent assessment for our Consulting Services Netowrk in our US Offices. Provide advice and counsel to managers and employees to ensure consistent application and integration of policies, procedures and practices. Provide generalist support on different functions of HR, including performance issues and end of work relationships. Have an in depth understanding of business goals and recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity and development of HR within the company. Provide employee client groups and leaders with an available first point of contact for questions and guidance on fundamental HR topics and issues.

Senior HR Business Partner 19-0797

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+54
The Human Resources Business Partners (“HRBP”) team acts as a conduit between the Human Resources department and the individual lines of business at the company. The Senior HRBP is responsible for providing comprehensive strategic and tactical resources support to employees and managers in his or her assigned business areas. Support includes advising managers about compensation practices, performance management, career development and talent retention. The Senior HRBP also works closely with senior leadership to design and deliver management coaching and training. 

Human Resources Business Partner

Chicago
1 week ago
+39
GoHealth is looking for an HR Business Partner to support and lead our Chicago Corporate location. This role reports to the Director of HR, and will partner with internal teams and leadership to support HR initiatives, support employee relations and drive employee engagement. GoHealth is a young, fast growing company so if you are anxious to get into an organization that is working to establish HR programs, processes and strategy, this is the

Director, Human Resources

Chicago
1 week ago
+39
GoHealth is looking for a Director, Human Resources support and lead our HR team in our Chicago Sales Center. The HR Director reports to the SVP, Human Resources, and will partner with Senior Management and line managers in developing and supporting strategy. GoHealth is a young, fast growing company so if you are anxious to get into an organization that is working to establish HR programs, processes and strategy, this is the role for you! Respon

Sr. Human Resources Director

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+40
We are looking for someone to serve as a right hand to our head of People Potential. This is someone who thrives on a fast-paced environment, and who wants to both enable (and mentor) those around them to create successes and grow but is also excited to make an impact with their own hands. At the end of the day, this person will play a key role in helping Rightpoint be a place that attracts and retains the best people in the industry. 

HR Specialist Salary ranges

The most common HR Specialist salary in Chicago is between $60k - $70k.

Average HR Specialist Salary by Company Size

People with the job title HR Specialist make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $71,840 on average.

HR Specialist Salary by gender

The average HR Specialist salary for women is $65,044 and the average HR Specialist salary for men is $86,143.

HR Specialist Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a HR Specialist with 7+ years of experience is $95,750.

Average HR salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
HR Coordinator $52,271
Min: $38K
Max: $100K
Recruiter $67,458
Min: $40K
Max: $130K
HR Specialist $68,582
Min: $47K
Max: $115K
Technical Recruiter $74,346
Min: $40K
Max: $119K
Senior Recruiter $89,878
Min: $53K
Max: $140K
HR Manager $93,651
Min: $65K
Max: $138K
HR Director $136,018
Min: $90K
Max: $240K
Chief People Officer $142,000
Min: $96K
Max: $188K
Vice President of People $160,345
Min: $143K
Max: $178K
Vice President of Human Resources $181,847
Min: $96K
Max: $218K

Skills that affect HR Specialist salaries in Chicago

1
HR Operations
8% have this skill
2
Onboarding
7% have this skill
3
Policy and Process Development
6% have this skill
4
Employee Relations
6% have this skill
5
Compensation & Benefits
5% have this skill
6
Employee Development & Training
5% have this skill

Recent HR Specialist salaries in Chicago

$82,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Specialist reported a yearly salary of $82,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Specialist reported a yearly salary of $60,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Talent Acquistion speicalist reported a yearly salary of $75,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$68,000
Yearly Salary
A People Generalist reported a yearly salary of $68,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Generalist reported a yearly salary of $65,000
3-5 Years of Experience
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500+ Employees
Chicago
$62,000
Yearly Salary
A Workforce Specialist reported a yearly salary of $62,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$68,000
Yearly Salary
A Human Capital Specialist reported a yearly salary of $68,000 with +$13,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Business Partner reported a yearly salary of $80,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Operations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $65,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A HR Generalist reported a yearly salary of $55,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
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