The average pay for an Administrative Assistant with Filing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $16.35 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$28,643 - $51,061
$29K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,322
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$10.79 - $22.96
$11
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,643 - $51,061  
   
Bonus
$1,526  
Total Pay (?
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$23,512 - $50,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.79 - $22.96  
   
Overtime
$22.16  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,526  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,512 - $50,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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