Office Administrator in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Office Administrator in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $44,486 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Human Resources, Accounts Payable, and Customer Relations. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$31,575 - $85,000
$32K
$46K
$85K
MEDIAN: $45,750
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$11.88 - $21.70
$12
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MEDIAN: $15.45
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$31,575 - $85,000  
   
Bonus
$343.92 - $7,000  
Total Pay (?
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$28,570 - $73,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $21.70  
   
Overtime
$7.55 - $27.99  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$343.92 - $7,000  
   
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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$28,570 - $73,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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 Office Administrator

Pay by Experience for an Office Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Office Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 22 salaries. An Office Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Office Administrator

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Office Administrator Salaries

▲60%

▲27%

▲4%

National Average
$39,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Office Administrator Salaries

Human Resources
▲17%

Accounts Payable
▲16%

Customer Relations
▲11%


Billing
▲5%


Office Administration
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

Accounting
▼4%


▼11%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼11%

▼13%

Bookkeeping
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 31%
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