Personal Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

For Personal Assistants in Chicago, hourly wages usually total $13.84 per hour. Pay starts at $9.70 per hour and can approach $24.24 on the higher side. 43 percent enjoy medical while about a quarter get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to 14 percent. For the most part, Chicago Personal Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$29,361 - $78,297
(Median)
29K
54K
78K
MEDIAN: $40,413
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75%
90%
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Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$9.70 - $24.24
(Median)
9
14
20
24
MEDIAN: $13.00
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75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,361 - $78,297  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,589  
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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$20,607 - $67,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $24.24  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,589  
   
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).
)
$20,607 - $67,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Experience Affects Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Travel Planning
up arrow 21%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 17%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 17%
Customer Relations
up arrow 5%
Office Administration
0%
National Average
$34,000
Scheduling
up arrow 9%
Customer Service
up arrow 12%
Organizing
up arrow 23%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 33%
Typing
up arrow 33%
Cleaning
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 57%