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Receptionist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average wage for a Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois is $11.86 per hour. A skill in Office Administration is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$22,515 - $39,860
(Median)
$23K
$32K
$40K
MEDIAN: $31,620
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$9.07 - $16.56
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$22,515 - $39,860  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,927  
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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$19,381 - $38,226  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $16.56  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,927  
   
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).
)
$19,381 - $38,226  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois

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Experience Affects Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%



National Average
$27,000


Skills That Affect Receptionist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 14%


Billing
up arrow 8%

Telecommunications
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Phone Support
up arrow 2%

National Average
$27,000


Filing
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 6%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Typing
up arrow 10%

Scheduling
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 39%
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