An Entry-Level Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $36,160 per year.

$28,805 - $48,719
(Median)
$29K
$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,159
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$10.62 - $19.71
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,805 - $48,719  
   
Bonus
$486.05 - $6,505  
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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$24,735 - $45,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.62 - $19.71  
   
Overtime
$16.48 - $33.44  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$486.05 - $6,505  
   
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).
)
$24,735 - $45,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Powerpoint
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

National Average
$34,000

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Organizing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Organizational Development
up arrow 5%

Customer Relations
up arrow 6%

Typing
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Filing
up arrow 7%

Phone Support
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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