Executive Assistant to CEO in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Executive Assistant to CEO in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $64,036 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Travel Administration and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

$40,388 - $84,257
$40K
$65K
$84K
MEDIAN: $65,242
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$21.36 - $31.44
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MEDIAN: $27.72
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Bonus
$1,077 - $10,213  
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$41,467 - $87,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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$27.72  
   
Overtime
$43.00  
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$1,077 - $10,213  
   
Total Pay (?
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$41,467 - $87,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
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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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant to CEO

Pay by Experience for an Executive Assistant to CEO has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Assistant to CEO with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Assistant to CEO with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant to CEO which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 28 salaries. An Executive Assistant to CEO with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 29 salaries.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant to CEO

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant to CEO Salaries

▲5%

Mid-Career
▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$66,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant to CEO Salaries

Travel Administration
▲10%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲10%

Project Coordinating
▲8%

Microsoft Excel
▲3%


Organizing
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Project Management
▲1%

Corporate Communications
▼0%

National Average
$66,000

Travel Planning
▼1%

Scheduling
▼2%


Microsoft Outlook
▼4%


Office Management
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 18%
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