An Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $39,862 per year.

$29,708 - $57,867
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,862
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$11.16 - $23.68
(Median)
$11
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,708 - $57,867  
   
Bonus
$485.64 - $6,584  
Profit Sharing
$2,300  
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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$26,439 - $54,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 335
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.16 - $23.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.48 - $36.95  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$485.64 - $6,584  
   
Commission
$4,800  
Profit Sharing
$2,300  
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).
)
$26,439 - $54,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 299
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
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Powerpoint
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Accounts Payable
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National Average
$38,000

Scheduling
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Office Administration
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Microsoft Excel
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Organizing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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