Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois is $77,275 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, and Insurance. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$45,992 - $148,862
(Median)
$46K
$77K
$150K
MEDIAN: $77,275
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$15.26 - $125.00
(Median)
$15
$32
$120
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$45,992 - $148,862  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,736  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,000  
Commission
$3,000 - $15,000  
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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$45,809 - $169,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 473
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.26 - $125.00  
   
Overtime
$36.00 - $49.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,736  
   
Commission
$3,000 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,000  
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).
)
$45,809 - $169,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 66%



National Average
$79,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 114%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 68%

Insurance
up arrow 37%


Legal Document Review
up arrow 7%


National Average
$79,000

Negotiation
up arrow 1%

Leadership
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 6%



Client Interaction
up arrow 11%


Research Analysis
up arrow 16%

Technical Writing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 23%
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