Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$15.83
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$989
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Chicago, Illinois is $15.83.
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$12.97
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$15.83
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$20
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $20
Bonus
$102 - $2,972
Total Pay
$29,947 - $49,784

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents, Case Management and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.95 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.57 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 38.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (22.1% more) and New York, New York (11.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (9.5% less), Portland, Oregon (5.8% less) and Houston, Texas (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 54 survey responses.
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
50.0%