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Benefits Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$47,439 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Benefits Clerk is $47,439 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Benefits Clerk is between $35,182 and $57,672. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Benefits Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Answers employees' questions regarding benefits and records employee enrollment in benefits and group insurance programs; benefits may include vacation, short-term disability leave, long-term disability, workers' compensation, disability, 401k plans, pension and retirement, and other plans.
  • Processes and keeps benefits membership and enrollment records maintained.
Benefits Clerk Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

Job family population: 134,570

Estimated population of Benefits Clerk jobs: 19,252

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Benefits Clerk Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Security Desk Clerk
Jun 12
Calumet City, IL, USA
Snelling Staffing, L.L.C.
No heavy lifting involved Security Desk Clerk Benefits: • Benefits-In-A-Card Insurance • 401K options • Weekly Electronic Pay Interested candidates for the Security Desk Clerk opening should ...
Accounts Receivable Clerk (Excellent Benefits- Great Culture)
Apr 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
A degree in Accounting or comparable experience is preferred. Experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, QuickBooks, Enterprise and Excel is a must . Strong communication skills, a strong ...
Office Clerk (Bilingual)
Jun 14
Chicago, IL, USA
Crown Services, Inc. - Chicago - Burbank
A manufacturer of spices in Chicago is looking for an office clerk to assist in answering phones ... Benefits after 30 days -Temp to permanent opportunities! What you must have: -2+ years of office ...
Accounts Payable Clerk
Jun 6
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
Fast-Rite International, Inc.
The accounts payable clerk is responsible for maintaining vendors' master file, invoice/credit memo ... Awesome CEO, great benefits and lots of room for growth
Shipping Receiving Clerk
Jun 11
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
Snelling Staffing, L.L.C.
... Benefits: • Benefits-In-A-Card Insurance • 401K options • Weekly Electronic Pay Interested and qualified candidates for the Shipping/Receiving Clerk opening should apply directly or call our ...
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