Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Office Managers in Chicago, Ill. with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $38K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $45K. Office Managers in Chicago with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $48K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $52K.