$57,527
Avg. Salary
$24.43
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,810

Bonus

$2,150

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $24.43 per hour.

The average pay for an Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $57,527 per year.

10%
$15.14
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$24.43
50%
$34.44
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90%
MEDIAN $24.43
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$40k
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$58k
50%
$76k
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MEDIAN $57,527
$40,311 - $76,446
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MEDIAN: $57,527
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$0$78K
Salary $40,311 - $76,446
Bonus $1,007 - $10,358
Profit Sharing $1,250 - $6,375
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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$38,338 - $78,828
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 634
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $15.14 - $34.44
Overtime $24.88 - $56.55
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $1,007 - $10,358
Profit Sharing $1,250 - $6,375
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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$38,338 - $78,828
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 162

Job Description for Executive Assistant

An executive assistant provides administrative support and clerical assistance to executive and director-level management within a company. The assistant typically helps schedule and manage the itinerary of an executive, including scheduling meetings, travel and other demands on the executive's time. They also perform clerical and office duties; these may include running errands, screening phone calls, supervising clerical assistants and drafting letters and other documentation on behalf of the executive.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive 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%

Executive Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Executive Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 300 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 271 salaries. An experienced Executive Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 326 salaries. An Executive Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 192 salaries.

Key Stats for Executive Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 173 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

▲8%

▲7%

National Average
$57,000

▼2%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries





▲1%




▲1%





National Average
$57,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 173 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 12%