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Office Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Earnings for Chicago Office Managers come in at around $44K annually on average. The majority of Office Managers in Chicago, Ill. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Around one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and about one-half claim dental coverage as well. The vast majority of Office Managers in Chicago (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,191 - $66,262
(Median)
$31K
$44K
$66K
MEDIAN: $44,397
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$12.09 - $24.49
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,191 - $66,262  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,062  
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $8,000  
Commission
$1,500 - $11,000  
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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$29,211 - $66,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 472
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.09 - $24.49  
   
Overtime
$4.64 - $45.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,062  
   
Commission
$1,500 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $8,000  
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).
)
$29,211 - $66,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 152

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Pay by Experience Level for Office Manager in Chicago, Illinois

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


For Chicago Office Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $39K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $44K. Office Managers in Chicago, Ill. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $49K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $53K.

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Experience Affects Office Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries




National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Office Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries




Accounts Receivable
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Quickbooks
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Bookkeeping
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Office Management
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Microsoft Office
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Office Administration
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Billing
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Accounting
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National Average
$43,000

Customer Service
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 32%