Administrative Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for an Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $39,030 per year. A skill in Powerpoint is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$28,120 - $53,602
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MEDIAN: $39,029
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Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$10.28 - $21.16
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,120 - $53,602  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,005  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $6,040  
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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$24,721 - $51,277  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 584
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $21.16  
   
Overtime
$1.60 - $33.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,005  
   
Profit Sharing
$973 - $6,040  
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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$24,721 - $51,277  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 477
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

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

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Scheduling
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Microsoft Office
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Customer Relations
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Filing
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Organizing
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Typing
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Office Administration
0%
National Average
$36,000
Phone Support
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Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 26%
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