Entry-Level Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Entry-Level Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $66,175 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Research Analysis, Contract Negotiation, Insurance, and Legal Document Review.

$45,654 - $116,968
$46K
$66K
$120K
MEDIAN: $65,655
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$22.50 - $48.79
$35
MEDIAN: $35.00
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$0$125K
Salary $45,654 - $116,968
Bonus $986 - $14,720
Profit Sharing $3,100
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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$47,453 - $125,706
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95
Hourly Data $0$97
Hourly Rate $35.00
Overtime $97.50
Annual Data $0$125K
Bonus $986 - $14,720
Profit Sharing $3,100
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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$47,453 - $125,706
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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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%

Attorney / Lawyer Job Listings

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
▲151%

Research Analysis
▲42%

Contract Negotiation
▲18%

Insurance
▲17%

Legal Document Review
▲11%

Negotiation
▲7%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲3%

National Average
$68,000

Case Management
▼6%

Legal Research
▼7%

Client Interaction
▼8%

Litigation Case Management
▼8%

Technical Writing
▼11%

Legal Compliance
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 25%
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