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Legal Secretary Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for a Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois is $53,590 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Microsoft Office is associated with high pay for this job.
Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$35,645 - $69,005
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,589
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Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$12.91 - $37.24
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,645 - $69,005  
   
Bonus
$148.65 - $3,133  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $7,500  
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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$33,149 - $72,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 308
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $37.24  
   
Overtime
$25.81 - $56.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$148.65 - $3,133  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $7,500  
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).
)
$33,149 - $72,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average
$55,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
Entry-Level
up arrow 40%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 7%
Document Preparation
up arrow 5%
Typing
up arrow 4%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%
Word Processing
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Client Interaction
up arrow 2%
Transcription
up arrow 2%
Software Knowledge
up arrow 2%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%
Scheduling
up arrow 1%
Proofreading
up arrow 1%
Organizing
0%
National Average
$55,000
Filing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 17%