Litigation Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Litigation Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois is $61,000 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Complex Litigation Case Management, Document Management, and Knowledge Discovery.

$34,418 - $84,767
$34K
$60K
$85K
MEDIAN: $59,628
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Salary $34,418 - $84,767
Bonus $1,179
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$35,159 - $83,551
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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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%

Litigation Paralegal Job Listings

Key Stats for Litigation Paralegal

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Litigation Paralegal Salaries

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$60,000

Experienced
▼5%

Skills That Affect Litigation Paralegal Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲23%

Document Management
▲12%

Knowledge Discovery
▲12%

Document Preparation
▲3%

National Average
$60,000

Litigation Case Management
▼7%

Drafting Correspondence
▼20%

Microsoft Office
▼20%

Legal Research
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 15%
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