Pay for Chicago Personal Assistants sits in the ballpark of $13.14 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to just under a third, and close to a tenth earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,342 - $64,111
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MEDIAN: $40,711
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$10.08 - $25.00
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$25,342 - $64,111  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$21,628 - $53,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $25.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.21  
Overtime
$16.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$21,628 - $53,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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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
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Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 43%

Event Planning
up arrow 32%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 30%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 29%

Online Research
up arrow 13%

Typing
up arrow 10%

Organizing
up arrow 5%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Travel Planning
up arrow 4%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Cleaning
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

Organizational Development
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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