Office Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Office Managers in Chicago, Ill. can expect to earn an average of $45K per year. The vast majority of Office Managers in Chicago (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. While some workers in this profession — nearly one-third — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and slightly less than one-half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Chicago Office Managers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,366 - $66,661
(Median)
$31K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,690
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90%

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$12.06 - $25.46
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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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
$31,366 - $66,661  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,136  
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $8,000  
Commission
$1,500 - $16,000  
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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$29,216 - $66,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 495
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $25.46  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $45.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,136  
   
Commission
$1,500 - $16,000  
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).
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$29,216 - $66,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $39K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $44K. Chicago Office Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $49K. Office Managers in Chicago who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $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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Billing
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Office Management
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Microsoft Office
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Office Administration
0%

Accounting
0%

National Average
$43,000

Customer Service
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 33%
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