Average Mid-Career Administrative Assistant with Microsoft Office Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$17.46
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$2,150
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$1,017
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Administrative Assistant with Microsoft Office skills in Chicago, Illinois is $17.46.
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$13 - $25
Bonus
$3 - $14,681
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$700 - $5,240
Total Pay
$28,900 - $53,822
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What Are Popular Skills for Administrative Assistants?

Skills in Office Administration, Scheduling, Data Entry and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistants?

An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.86 based on 12 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.37 based on 166 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.49 based on 113 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 18.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (1.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 349 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
47.6%
Experienced
32.4%
Late Career
16.6%