Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois is $77,372 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, Insurance, and Legal Document Review. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$46,013 - $149,347
(Median)
$46K
$77K
$150K
MEDIAN: $77,372
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$15.21 - $125.84
(Median)
$15
$33
$130
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$46,013 - $149,347  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,712  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,000  
Commission
$2,948 - $15,260  
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 - $170,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 474
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $125.84  
   
Overtime
$36.00 - $49.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,712  
   
Commission
$2,948 - $15,260  
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 - $170,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%



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 13%



Leadership
0%

National Average
$79,000

Negotiation
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 4%


Client Interaction
up arrow 10%



Research Analysis
up arrow 16%

Technical Writing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 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: 77% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 22%
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