Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Typing Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$36,254
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$600
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Typing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $36,254.
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$22k
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$36k
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$47k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $34,491 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,682 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,712 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,482.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.9% more) and Denver, Colorado (15.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (22.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.5%
Mid Career
14.3%
Experienced
28.6%
Late Career
32.7%