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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois is $75,908 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, Legal Document Review, and Insurance. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$46,296 - $152,795
(Median)
$46K
$76K
$150K
MEDIAN: $75,908
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$15.32 - $124.16
(Median)
$15
$31
$120
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$46,296 - $152,795  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,574  
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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$45,921 - $172,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 497
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $124.16  
   
Overtime
$36.00 - $49.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,574  
   
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).
)
$45,921 - $172,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 70%



National Average
$78,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 117%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 77%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 40%

Insurance
up arrow 38%


Leadership
up arrow 2%

National Average
$78,000

Negotiation
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 1%


Client Interaction
up arrow 7%




Research Analysis
up arrow 15%

Technical Writing
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 22%