The average salary for an Experienced Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois is $105,712 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Client Interaction and Legal Document Review.

$65,454 - $195,743
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MEDIAN: $105,712
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MEDIAN: $175.00
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$65,454 - $195,743  
   
Bonus
$1,980 - $44,385  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$66,644 - $237,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$175.00  
   
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Bonus
$1,980 - $44,385  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$66,644 - $237,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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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Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Client Interaction
up arrow 33%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 19%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 9%

Negotiation
up arrow 9%

Legal Research
up arrow 7%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$112,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 13%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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