Personal Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average Personal Assistant in Chicago can expect to rake in roughly $13.11 per hour. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Chicago Personal Assistants making up 78 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about one in six collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$28,130 - $54,684
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,453
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90%

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$9.78 - $25.47
(Median)
$9
$13
$25
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,130 - $54,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,544  
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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$20,831 - $55,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $25.47  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,544  
   
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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$20,831 - $55,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Experience Affects Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Bookkeeping
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 18%

Travel Planning
up arrow 11%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$34,000

Scheduling
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Customer Relations
up arrow 11%

Organizing
up arrow 32%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 32%

Typing
up arrow 32%

Cleaning
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 65%
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