Compensation Analyst

Art Institute of Chicago

111 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603




Oct 11, 2022


The Compensation Analyst researches, analyzes, and administers compensation programs.

-Assesses job duties to determine classification as exempt or nonexempt and appropriate salary range.
-Benchmarks jobs against internal and survey data, and other market intelligence to determine competitive compensation ranges for each position (using geographical and national data).
-Prepares summary reports of job analysis and compensation analysis information.
-Conducts data and cost analyses Work directly with HR and leaders in compensation administration of current compensation (i.e. offers, transfers, promotions, etc.)
-Conducts ongoing research into emerging trends, issues and best practices and makes proposals to optimize pay systems to invest in the segments of workforce that contribute the most value.
-Assists with the Benefits team initiatives, to improve benefits competitiveness, costs, and coverage.


-Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or data analytics or related field preferred (an equivalent amount of training education and experience will be considered)
-SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred
-One to three years of experience as a compensation analyst is preferred
-Technical expertise of compensation and related components (e.g. legal and regulatory requirements)
-Extensive knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research and analytical methods
-Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, or similar software
-Capable of working under tight deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
-Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer

Please review the full job posting on our website.


The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe in a staff culture that benefits from a wide range of experience, backgrounds, and career paths, and we encourage nontraditional candidates to apply.

Vaccination Expectation

Becoming vaccinated against COVID-19 is the most important contribution we as individuals can make to ensure our own safety and the safety of our museum and school community. All employees must complete an attestation and provide proof of their vaccination and booster status, or request a medical or religious exemption within the first week of employment.