Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average Chicago Personal Assistant earns approximately $13.35 per hour. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Chicago Personal Assistants making up 71 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to just under one in three, and approximately one-seventh earn dental coverage. For the most part, Personal Assistants in Chicago, Ill. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$26,577 - $69,531
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$44K
$70K
MEDIAN: $44,317
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$10.17 - $24.24
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,577 - $69,531  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$22,181 - $60,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $24.24  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.21  
Overtime
$15.53  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$22,181 - $60,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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
6.3%

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Key Stats for Personal Assistant

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Personal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$31,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Personal Assistant Salaries

Drafting Correspondence
▲32%

Bookkeeping
▲29%

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

▲3%

Office Administration
▲3%

Online Research
▲3%

Data Entry
▲1%

Typing
▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Scheduling
▼1%

Customer Relations
▼3%

Travel Planning
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Organizational Development
▼6%

Customer Service
▼11%

Cleaning
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 71%