Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for an Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $39,774 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$29,428 - $55,743
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,773
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$11.03 - $22.93
(Median)
$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,428 - $55,743  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,568  
Profit Sharing
$776 - $3,020  
Commission
$4,800  
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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$25,754 - $53,655  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 632
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.03 - $22.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$1.49 - $36.23  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,568  
   
Commission
$4,800  
Profit Sharing
$776 - $3,020  
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).
)
$25,754 - $53,655  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 501
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries



National Average
$37,000



Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$37,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Filing
up arrow 2%

Phone Support
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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