Executive Assistant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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Average Salary for Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary of a(n) Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $73,657.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $35.41.

The average bonus of a(n) Executive Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $1,797.00.

Job Description:

Supports executive in staff capacity by handling a wide variety of situations involving the administrative functions of the office that cannot be brought to the attention of the executive. Advises individuals inside and outside the organization on the executive views on major policies or current issues facing the organization. Contacts or replies to contacts from high ranking individuals who may be from large national or international firms and may involve unique situations, and each contact must be handled differently, using judgment and discretion. Organizes and arranges for staff members to represent organization at meetings and conferences, using own initiative. Notes commitments made by executives during meetings and arranges for staff implementation. Reads outgoing correspondence for executive approval and alerts writers to any conflicts or departure from policies or executive's viewpoints. In executive's absence, ensures that requests for action or information are relayed to the appropriate staff member. Interprets requests, helps implement action, and decides whether executive should be notified of important or emergency matters as needed. Analyzes unit operating practices, such as record keeping systems, forms control, office layout, suggestion systems, personnel and budgetary requirements, and performance standards to create new systems or revise established procedures. Prepares reports including conclusions and recommendations for solution of operational and administrative problems. Issues and interprets operating policies. Coordinates collection and preparation of operating reports, such as budget expenditures, and statistical records of performance data. May compose and sign correspondence for executive. May serve as the executive's representative at meetings and express the executive's viewpoints at such meetings. Less

Supports executive in staff capacity by handling a wide variety of situations involving the administrative functions of the office that cannot be brought to the attention of the executive. Advises individuals inside and outside the organization on the executive views... More

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