An average Office Manager in Chicago can expect to take home roughly $47K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although more than a third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and close to one-half get dental coverage, too. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,626 - $64,074
$34K
$47K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,565
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$11.97 - $25.32
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MEDIAN: $17.50
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,626 - $64,074  
   
Bonus
$817 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$2,640  
Commission
$7,200  
Total Pay (?
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$30,172 - $64,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $25.32  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $46.53  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$817 - $10,213  
   
Commission
$7,200  
Profit Sharing
$2,640  
Total Pay (?
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$30,172 - $64,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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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 Manager

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $39K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $46K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $47K in this role. As Chicago Office Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $52K.

Key Stats for Office Manager

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Office Manager Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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