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Unemployment Insurance Director Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$152,722 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Unemployment Insurance Director is $152,722 a year and $73 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Unemployment Insurance Director is between $105,339 and $190,480. 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

  • Administers unemployment insurance program: interprets policies, rules, and regulations under authority of governing commission and federal and state legislation.
  • Plans and coordinates staff activities, such as maintenance of records of employer contributions, employee wages, benefit payment, administrative expenditures, and related matters.
  • Directs investigations of employer liability, payroll records, and employee coverage.
  • Prepares and releases operating reports.
  • Attends conferences with government officials, employers, labor leaders, and other parties to promote support for program objectives.
  • Recommends changes in legislation affecting program.
Unemployment Insurance Director Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Social and Community Service Managers

Job family population: 141,830

Estimated population of Unemployment Insurance Director jobs: 806

Rate of error: 1.4%

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...

Unemployment Insurance Director Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Managed Care Staffers
... unemployment insurance benefits, disability benefits, workers compensation, claims status ... We staff temp, temp to hire, and direct hire placements
Benefits & Payroll Specialist
May 14
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Emergency Nurses Association
... Director, Organizational Development. ... Serves as the primary staff liaison with the association's insurance broker for benefit issues ...
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