Average Mid-Career Administrative Assistant with Event Planning Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$17.87
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$2,250
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Administrative Assistant with Event Planning skills in Chicago, Illinois is $17.87.
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What Do Administrative Assistants Do?

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

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What Are Popular Skills for Administrative Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistants?

An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.88 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.49 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 35.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (14.0% less), Houston, Texas (2.1% less) and Portland, Oregon (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 99 survey responses.
Early Career
52.5%
Experienced
28.3%
Late Career
19.2%