Average Experienced Senior Executive Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$65,674
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$5,057
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $65,674.
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$55k
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$66k
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$89k
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MEDIAN $65,674
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Salary
$55k - $89k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Total Pay
$52k - $94k

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Job Description for Senior Executive Assistant

Senior Executive Assistant Tasks
  • Provide executive level management administrative support by conducting research, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions.
  • May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
  • Prepare correspondence, receive visitors, arrange conference calls, and schedule meetings.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Senior Executive Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Senior Executive Assistant
Executive Assistant to CEO
Executive Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Executive Assistant

Skills in Executive Support, Travel Planning, Microsoft Office and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Executive Assistant

A mid-career Senior Executive Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,804 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,404.
Employees with Senior Executive Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (21.9% more) and New York, New York (21.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Mid Career
27.1%
Late Career
72.9%