Average Personal Assistant Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$13.90
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$2,500
Bonus
$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Personal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $13.90.
10%
$11.66
10%
$13.90
50%
$19.87
90%
90%
MEDIAN $13.90
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$590 - $4,958
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,500
Total Pay
$24,354 - $52,641

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Job Description for Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant Tasks
  • Organize calendar and appointments, checking with other parties to ensure availability.
  • Draft correspondence, arrange travel, and provide estimates for activities and events.
  • Manage correspondence and screen visitors and calls, prevent interruptions, and resolve issues.
  • Run business or personal errands and perform general administrative or housekeeping tasks.

Career Paths

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Personal Assistant
Executive Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Personal Assistant

Skills in Organizing, Customer Relations and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling and Cleaning.

Pay by Experience Level for Personal Assistant

An entry-level Personal Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.58 based on 5 salaries. An early career Personal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.27 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Personal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.84 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Personal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.21 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Personal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 77.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (41.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (26.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 93 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.4%
Early Career
44.1%
Mid Career
25.8%
Experienced
20.4%
Late Career
4.3%