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Personnel Specialist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$62,842 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Personnel Specialist is $62,842 a year and $30 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Personnel Specialist is between $45,582 and $77,164. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Personnel Specialist. 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

  • Provides clerical and administrative support to one or more functional areas within Human Resources.
  • Work is distinguished from Personnel Clerk in that the Technician is capable of handling more complex aspect of the Personnel Clerk duties; the Personnel Technician requires more in-depth knowledge of personnel programs, company policies, and administrative procedures.
  • Answers more complex employee questions.
  • Explains more complex aspects of company personnel programs such as salary and benefit administration, recruitment and placement, employee development, employee relations and services, equal employment opportunity, and/or labor relations.
Personnel Specialist 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 Specialist jobs: 4,964

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Personnel Specialist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Human Resources Specialist (HR Generalist)
May 18
Chicago, IL, USA
Hostess Brands
The HR Specialist will assist in the development, administration and enforcement of Human Resources ... Administer weekly payroll for plant/office personnel.Refer ad-hoc benefits questions and needs to ...
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Entry Level OVERVIEW A human resources specialist is responsible for providing support that affects ... Postal and personnel accountability support * Maintain emergency notification data REQUIREMENTS ...
Human Resources Specialist (Military)
May 16
Great Lakes, IL, USA
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
Human Resources Specialist (Military) ===== ##### Department of the Army U.S. Army Training and ... personnel management system. - Apply a comprehensive knowledge of Senior Reserve Officers Training ...
Payroll and HR Specialist
May 8
Rosemont, IL, USA
Employco USA
The Payroll and HR Specialist communicates with all levels of personnel and alerts management of the company to any issues that require immediate attention. The primary job duties for the Payroll and ...
Customer Service Specialist
Apr 11
Deerfield, IL, USA
Banner Personnel
Banner Personnel is an Equal Employment Opportunity company.
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