$40,076
Avg. Salary
$17.28
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,027

Bonus

$1,011

Profit Sharing

$4,050

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $17.28 per hour.

The average pay for an Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $40,076 per year.

10%
$12.01
10%
$17.28
50%
$24.11
90%
90%
MEDIAN $17.28
10%
$30k
10%
$40k
50%
$59k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $40,076
$29,658 - $58,581
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$59K
MEDIAN: $40,076
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$0$58K
Salary $29,658 - $58,581
Bonus $478 - $5,100
Profit Sharing $1,011
Commission $4,050
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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$27,032 - $55,486
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 582
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $12.01 - $24.11
Overtime $16.61 - $37.83
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $478 - $5,100
Commission $4,050
Profit Sharing $1,011
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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$27,032 - $55,486
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 611

Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are employed in a very wide range of fields and provides various types administrative assistance to employees. Depending on the workload, they may be trusted with carrying out tasks for one or many individuals within a department, and cross-department work is sometimes necessary. The tasks they perform vary greatly depending on who they assist; when working for individuals, tasks may be personal in nature, such as running errands and fulfilling tasks as they are assigned.

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Administrative Assistant Tasks
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.

Popular Employer Salaries for Administrative Assistant


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%

Administrative Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 294 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 173 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 162 salaries. An Administrative Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 73 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 241 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲24%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$38,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


▲1%

National Average
$38,000

Scheduling
▼1%




▼4%

▼5%

▼5%




▼7%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 241 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 27%