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

$17.86
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$1,800
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$1,740
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Administrative Assistant with Office Administration skills in Chicago, Illinois is $17.86.
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$15 - $24
Bonus
$3 - $14,544
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$0 - $1,740
Total Pay
$30,643 - $51,817
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What Are Popular Skills for Administrative Assistants?

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

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 $15.29 based on 16 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.18 based on 239 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.36 based on 130 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.0% more) and San Diego, California (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.1% less), Houston, Texas (3.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 444 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
53.8%
Experienced
29.3%
Late Career
13.3%