An Office Administrator in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $45,228 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Operations Management, Human Resources, Office Management, and Accounts Payable. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$30,463 - $82,421
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MEDIAN: $45,227
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$11.84 - $21.48
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,463 - $82,421  
   
Bonus
$325.00 - $8,500  
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$28,322 - $75,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $21.48  
   
Overtime
$21.98  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$325.00 - $8,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,322 - $75,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Office Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%



National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Office Administrator Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 27%

Human Resources
up arrow 23%


Accounts Payable
up arrow 12%

Customer Relations
up arrow 9%

Billing
up arrow 7%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$40,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Accounting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

Organizing
up arrow 14%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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