Paralegal with Litigation Case Management Skills in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Paralegal with Litigation Case Management skills in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $52,690 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$39,230 - $76,108
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$76K
MEDIAN: $52,690
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$16.49 - $42.41
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MEDIAN: $21.05
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,230 - $76,108  
   
Bonus
$96.96 - $5,208  
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$36,847 - $81,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.49 - $42.41  
   
Overtime
$37.19  
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$96.96 - $5,208  
   
Total Pay (?
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$36,847 - $81,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 15%