Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $62,065 per year.

$39,867 - $79,920
$40K
$62K
$80K
MEDIAN: $62,065
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$14.64 - $45.00
$15
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$45
MEDIAN: $27.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,867 - $79,920  
   
Bonus
$817 - $5,872  
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
Total Pay (?
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$35,684 - $84,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.64 - $45.00  
   
Overtime
$52.26  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$817 - $5,872  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
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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$35,684 - $84,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Legal Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 48 salaries. A Legal Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 79 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
56%
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲10%

National Average
$62,000

▼4%

Mid-Career
▼29%

▼34%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
56%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 24%
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