Office Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A typical Office Manager can expect to take home roughly $42,669 per year. Compensation starts at $29,132 and can reach $66,480 per year. While some workers in this profession—around one third—do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and about half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Office Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$30,961 - $66,471
(Median)
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66K
MEDIAN: $43,862
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Office Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$12.01 - $23.41
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,961 - $66,471  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,136  
Profit Sharing
$608 - $8,081  
Total Pay (?
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$29,132 - $66,480  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 430
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.01 - $23.41  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $37.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,136  
   
Profit Sharing
$608 - $8,081  
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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$29,132 - $66,480  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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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.
Office Managers in Chicago do not generally earn higher salaries from more experience in the field—in most many but not all cases, experience is not a driving force behind pay increase. In five to 10 years time, starting salaries of $39K can reach $44K. Compensation is $49,859 after 10 to 20 years. Salaries tend to grow less rapidly after achieving 20 years of experience, with more senior Office Managers in Chicago earning an average of $55K per year. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 26 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 11 percent. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; a majority of respondents fall in this range.

Experience Affects Office Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Skills That Affect Office Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%
Human Resources
up arrow 4%
Billing
up arrow 2%
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Accounting
up arrow 2%
Office Management
up arrow 1%
Office Administration
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
0%
National Average
$43,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 32%
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