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Director Compensation Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$152,532 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Director Compensation is $152,532 a year and $73 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Director Compensation is between $105,052 and $190,243. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Director Compensation. 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, development, and implementation of the pay practice area of compensation, usually defined as direct pay including wage, salary, incentive, and executive compensation.
  • Plans, designs, implements, maintains, and administers compensation programs.
Director Compensation Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Compensation and Benefits Managers

Job family population: 15,520

Estimated population of Director Compensation 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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

Director Compensation Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Director of People & Culture
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
Intelligentsia Coffee Inc.
POSITION SUMMARY The Director of People & Culture is responsible for providing leadership, vision ... Create a company-wide compensation strategy, develop salary bands, and lend insight to all ...
Corporate Employment Director
May 8
Oak Brook, IL, USA
Ace Hardware
... determining compensation levels, unemployment administration, personnel file administration. ... Aligns on the strategic direction of the department collaborated with the Sr. Director and creates ...
Director of People Services
Apr 12
Chicago, IL, USA
One Off Hospitality Group
One Off Hospitality is looking for a very talented Director to lead People Operations for their ... management, compensation/salary administration, and HR policies. Ensures new employees are ...
Director, Human Resources
May 17
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
The Human Resource Director develops, leads and manages the delivery of HR services for the ... relations and compensation/benefits programs * Experience across multiple organizations
Human Resources Director
Mar 14
Glencoe, IL, USA
Position As the Director of Human Resources, you will provide coordinated leadership, strategy ... Develops and oversees the administration of compensation programs including participation in the ...
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