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Executive Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

An Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $51,372 per year.
Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$35,700 - $68,099
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,371
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Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$12.41 - $29.97
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,700 - $68,099  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,740  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $7,919  
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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$34,865 - $71,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 713
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $29.97  
   
Overtime
$17.68 - $48.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,740  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $7,919  
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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$34,865 - $71,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Organizing
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
0%
Travel Administration
0%
National Average
$52,000
Event Planning
up arrow 1%
Office Management
up arrow 1%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Scheduling
up arrow 2%
Administration
up arrow 4%
Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%