An Experienced Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $44,633 per year.

$31,113 - $58,905
(Median)
$31K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $44,632
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$11.63 - $24.73
(Median)
$12
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,113 - $58,905  
   
Bonus
$49.66 - $8,054  
Total Pay (?
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$28,831 - $57,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 91
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $24.73  
   
Overtime
$0.25 - $38.27  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$49.66 - $8,054  
   
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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$28,831 - $57,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
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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Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 9%

National Average
$41,000

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Organizing
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 6%

Scheduling
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Customer Relations
up arrow 9%

Organizational Development
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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