The average salary for a Paralegal / Legal Assistant in Chicago, Illinois is $45,171 per year.

$32,291 - $77,013
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$77K
MEDIAN: $45,170
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,291 - $77,013  
   
Bonus
$2,100  
Profit Sharing
$5,404  
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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$27,863 - $83,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
Overtime
$37.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$2,100  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,404  
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).
)
$27,863 - $83,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Skills That Affect Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Research
up arrow 5%

National Average
$44,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Document Preparation
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 20%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 21%

Client Interaction
up arrow 23%

Case Management
up arrow 24%

Document Management
up arrow 29%

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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