Administrative Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for an Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $38,995 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 Total Pay (?
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$28,070 - $53,200
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MEDIAN: $38,994
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Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$10.26 - $21.06
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,070 - $53,200  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,992  
Profit Sharing
$760 - $6,000  
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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$24,677 - $51,045  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,071
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $21.06  
   
Overtime
$1.60 - $33.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,992  
   
Profit Sharing
$760 - $6,000  
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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$24,677 - $51,045  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,071
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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

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

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 26%
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