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Personnel Records Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$45,446 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Personnel Records Clerk is $45,446 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Personnel Records Clerk is between $33,842 and $55,110. 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.
Personnel Records 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 Personnel Records Clerk jobs: 16,684

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Personnel Records Clerk Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Lead Clerk
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Census Bureau - Chicago Region
Perform a combination of personnel/payroll duties to support the responsibilities of the office. ... Establish a variety of administrative work control logs and records. * Coordinate the workload ...
Desk Clerk
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Latin United Community Housing Association
Monitor the camera system at all times and follow recording procedures. * Receive and submit work ... speak and operate a personal computer. Occasional walking and lifting up to 10 pounds.
Shipping Receiving Clerk
May 23
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Docket Clerk
May 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Law Offices of Dworkin & Maciariello
Exceptionally organized, detail-oriented, dependable, and proven track record of success. * Able to ... Dworkin & Maciariello is a rapidly growing workers' compensation and personal injury law firm ...
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