The average pay for a Mid-Career Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $57,616 per year. A skill in Powerpoint is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,755 - $74,261
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$74K
MEDIAN: $57,615
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$14.90 - $30.72
(Median)
$15
$24
$31
MEDIAN: $24.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,755 - $74,261  
   
Bonus
$618 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$38,690 - $73,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 110
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $30.72  
   
Overtime
$20.29 - $46.73  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$618 - $9,696  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$38,690 - $73,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Powerpoint
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 8%

Travel Planning
up arrow 7%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%

Travel Administration
up arrow 5%

Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Office Management
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$57,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Administration
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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