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Legal Secretary Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $54,483 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
$37,560 - $70,173
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$70K
MEDIAN: $54,482
10%
50%
90%

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$12.46 - $37.39
(Median)
$12
$25
$37
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,560 - $70,173  
   
Bonus
$145.44 - $3,894  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $7,370  
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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$35,263 - $73,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 294
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $37.39  
   
Overtime
$25.45 - $56.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$145.44 - $3,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $7,370  
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).
)
$35,263 - $73,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois

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

Experience Affects Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois Salaries



National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%


Skills That Affect Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Document Preparation
up arrow 4%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 3%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Word Processing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
0%

Transcription
0%

National Average
$56,000

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Proofreading
up arrow 1%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 15%