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Compensation & Benefits Director Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$174,891 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Compensation & Benefits Director is $174,891 a year and $84 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Compensation & Benefits Director is between $119,918 and $218,664. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Compensation & Benefits Director. 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

  • Directs the planning, design, implementation, and administration of both the compensation and benefits functions for the organization, including participating in the development of plans and the hiring and termination of key employees.
  • Oversees the review and effectiveness of company compensation and benefit practices, programs, policies, and guidelines.
Compensation & Benefits Director Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Compensation and Benefits Managers

Job family population: 15,520

Estimated population of Compensation & Benefits Director jobs: 329

Rate of error: 1.6%

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...

Compensation & Benefits Director Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Director of Human Resources
Jun 14
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
Painters USA, Inc.
Manage workers compensation insurance, claims and all related activities. * Evaluate ... Oversee regional HR administrators in all departmental matters Benefits * Competitive salary and ...
Director of Human Resources
Apr 30
Chicago, IL, USA
... processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, retention and succession planning, employee relations and engagement ...
Human Resources Director
Jun 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Administer and resolve benefit-related issues. Ensure annual reporting (ACA, Non-Discrimination ... Maintain relevant market data and make recommendations to modify the compensation structure ...
Director - National Account Casualty & Excess Workers' Compensation
Jun 2
Chicago, USA
LaMorte Search Associates, Inc.
Chicago - National Accounts Casualty Regional Underwriter Director - Excess Workers' Compensation. ... Benefits are extremely generous. Call for immediate consideration. Salary will depend on experience ...
Associate Director, FP&A Benefits, Tax & Insurance
Apr 19
North Chicago, United States
The Associate Director, FP&A Benefits, Tax & Insurance is responsible for the accounting, reporting ... compensation * Analysis of benefit components and related accounting treatment, all monthly ...
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