The average pay for a Late-Career Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois is $64,954 per year.

$50,009 - $83,595
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$50K
$65K
$84K
MEDIAN: $64,954
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$25.00 - $47.50
(Median)
$25
$40
$48
MEDIAN: $40
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$50,009 - $83,595  
   
Bonus
$542 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$50,544 - $87,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$25.00 - $47.50  
   
Overtime
$53.39  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$542 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$50,544 - $87,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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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Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Word Processing
up arrow 8%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 2%

Proofreading
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

Drafting Correspondence
0%

National Average
$68,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Transcription
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 4%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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