Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Chicago, Illinois is $88,223 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Negotiation, Research Analysis, Insurance, and Complex Litigation Case Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$51,417 - $182,838
$51K
$91K
$180K
MEDIAN: $90,508
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$19.39 - $309.13
$19
$43
$310
MEDIAN: $43.00
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$0$203K
Salary $51,417 - $182,838
Bonus $1,454 - $26,014
Profit Sharing $4,500
Commission $30,000
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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$52,208 - $203,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 202
Hourly Data $0$309
Hourly Rate $19.39 - $309.13
Overtime $97.50
Annual Data $0$203K
Bonus $1,454 - $26,014
Commission $30,000
Profit Sharing $4,500
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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$52,208 - $203,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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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%

Attorney / Lawyer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 53 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 18 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲47%

▲13%

▲5%

National Average
$97,000

▼30%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
▲75%

▲18%


▲12%



Tax Compliance
▲8%




National Average
$97,000

Leadership
▼8%





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 23%
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