Employee Relations Specialist I Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does an Employee Relations Specialist I make in Chicago, IL? The average Employee Relations Specialist I salary in Chicago, IL is $56,882 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $52,190 and $61,872. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Employee Relations Specialist I administers human resources policies and procedures that pertain to employee relations. Researches and analyzes data pertaining to human resources. Being an Employee Relations Specialist I provides management with reports on any employee relations issues and possible resolutions. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Employee Relations Specialist I typically reports to a manager. The Employee Relations Specialist I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be an Employee Relations Specialist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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