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Human Resource Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$45,436 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Human Resource Clerk is $45,436 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Human Resource Clerk is between $33,835 and $55,098. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Human Resource 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

  • Assists one or more functional areas within Human Resources.
  • Performs diversified clerical and administrative activities.
  • Makes files on all new personnel, photographing and assigning employee number.
  • Records changes on all employee status as necessary; e.g., change of address, departmental transfers, rate increases, terminations, etc.
  • Verifies payroll changes with computer printout.
  • Enrolls new employees in programs.
  • Processes and records information, such as personal data, compensation, benefits, tax data; attendance, performance reviews or evaluations, and termination date and reason.
  • Processes employment applications; and assisting in other employment activities.
Human Resource 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 Human Resource Clerk jobs: 16,684

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 2,716,450 (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...

Human Resource Clerk Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

HR Administration/ Accounting Clerk
May 14
Chicago, IL, USA
PSM Partners
PSM Partners is looking for a HR Administration/Accounting Clerk to handle HR Administration ... Maintain an understanding of the benefit plans to serve as an onsite resource * Maintaining ...
Payroll Specialist Job ID# 400103
May 6
Northbrook, IL, USA
Addison Group - Chicago HR/Admin
Work with line mangers regarding inquiries, issues and procedures affecting payroll and HR ... Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Mutual Fund Analyst, Credit Analyst, Payroll Clerk, Payroll ...
Recruiter/ Admin Clerk
Apr 1
Woodridge, IL, USA
Staffing Specialist The Recruiter will help the Human Resource Department in maintaining a candidate pool while also assisting in various HR needs such as filing and onboarding procedures for new ...
Small Parts Molders $12.10/hr
Apr 17
South Holland, IL, USA
Resolve Human Resources
Resolve Human Resources is looking for a Shipping Clerk to become our team! You will help coordinate outgoing shipment activities. Responsibilities: * Prepare items for shipment to customers * Follow ...
Human Resources Generalist -Compliance
May 21
Bloomingdale, IL, USA
Task Management, Inc.
We are seeking a Human Resources Generalist -Compliance to join our team! You will perform activities in human resources from recruiting new hires to retaining existing hires. need an assistant in ...
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