Average Early-Career Administrative Assistant with Event Planning Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$36,735
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$1,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Administrative Assistant with Event Planning skills in Chicago, Illinois is $36,735.
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$27k
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$37k
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$52k
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$27k - $52k
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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

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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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,685 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,344 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,495.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 22.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (22.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (20.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 79 survey responses.
Mid Career
29.1%
Experienced
40.5%
Late Career
30.4%