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Personal Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An average Personal Assistant in Chicago, Ill. can expect to take home roughly $13.50 per hour. About two-fifths enjoy medical while roughly a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than 10 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (86 percent) of Personal Assistants in Chicago, Ill. who took the survey are female. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,127 - $54,495
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,148
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$9.73 - $25.91
(Median)
$9
$13
$26
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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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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$20,744 - $57,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.73 - $25.91  
   
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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$20,744 - $57,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Experience Affects Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Bookkeeping
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 17%

Travel Planning
up arrow 9%

Office Administration
0%

National Average
$34,000

Scheduling
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Customer Relations
up arrow 12%

Organizing
up arrow 20%

Cleaning
up arrow 30%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 33%

Typing
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 61%