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Personal Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Personal Assistants in Chicago can expect to earn an average of $13.24 per hour. Women account for the majority of Chicago Personal Assistants who took the survey — 82 percent to be exact. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about a fifth collect dental insurance. For the most part, Personal Assistants in Chicago, Ill. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,127 - $54,495
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,148
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$9.76 - $25.64
(Median)
$9
$13
$26
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,127 - $54,495  
   
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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$20,779 - $56,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $25.64  
   
National Annualized 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$20K$40K$60K
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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$20,779 - $56,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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Experience Affects Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Bookkeeping
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 20%

Travel Planning
up arrow 12%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

National Average
$33,000

Scheduling
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Customer Relations
up arrow 10%

Organizing
up arrow 28%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 31%

Typing
up arrow 31%

Cleaning
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 62%
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