The average pay for an Associate Attorney in Chicago, Illinois is $71,295 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$45,839 - $139,072
(Median)
$46K
$71K
$140K
MEDIAN: $71,294
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Salary
$45,839 - $139,072  
   
Bonus
$763 - $15,361  
Profit Sharing
$100.00  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$44,611 - $145,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 137

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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%

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Experience Affects Associate Attorney Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 72%


National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Associate Attorney Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 9%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 8%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 1%

Complex Litigation Case Management
0%

National Average
$73,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 1%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 9%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 9%

Technical Writing
up arrow 13%

Legal Research
up arrow 14%

Client Interaction
up arrow 15%

Negotiation
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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