Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $58,034 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$38,202 - $74,481
(Median)
$38K
$58K
$74K
MEDIAN: $58,033
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90%

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$12.45 - $39.50
(Median)
$12
$25
$39
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,202 - $74,481  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $4,116  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $7,397  
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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$35,564 - $77,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 276
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $39.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$28.57 - $57.42  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $4,116  
   
Profit Sharing
$981 - $7,397  
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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$35,564 - $77,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries


National Average
$59,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 18%


Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Proofreading
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 1%

Transcription
up arrow 1%

Word Processing
up arrow 1%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Organizing
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 5%

up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
51%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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