Legal Secretary Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for a Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois is $53,223 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 Total Pay (?
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$35,581 - $68,479
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68K
MEDIAN: $53,222
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Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$12.14 - $36.83
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,581 - $68,479  
   
Bonus
$152.32 - $3,372  
Profit Sharing
$996 - $7,450  
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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$32,412 - $71,641  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 390
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $36.83  
   
Overtime
$22.35 - $56.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$152.32 - $3,372  
   
Profit Sharing
$996 - $7,450  
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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$32,412 - $71,641  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 390
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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
$55,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%
Word Processing
up arrow 5%
Software Knowledge
up arrow 4%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 3%
Client Interaction
up arrow 3%
Scheduling
up arrow 3%
Proofreading
up arrow 3%
Transcription
up arrow 2%
Filing
up arrow 1%
Organizing
up arrow 1%
National Average
$55,000

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Gender

Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 19%
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