Average Legal Assistant with Filing Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$45,674
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$800
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Filing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $45,674.
10%
$30k
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$46k
90%
$68k
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$30k - $68k
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$204 - $2k
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$28k - $67k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $31,447 based on 10 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,569 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,324 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,500 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,368.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (30.9% more) and Houston, Texas (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (2.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 47 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.3%
Early Career
23.4%
Mid Career
12.8%
Experienced
19.1%
Late Career
23.4%