The average pay for a Litigation Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois is $65,837 per year. A skill in Complex Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,004 - $103,745
(Median)
$34K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,836
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$34,435 - $102,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
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 Litigation Paralegal Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 17%

Document Management
up arrow 8%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 3%

Document Preparation
up arrow 3%

National Average
$65,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 6%

Legal Research
up arrow 39%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 42%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None:
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