Average Legal Assistant with Case Management Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$44,751
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Case Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $44,751.
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MEDIAN $44,751
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$31k - $64k
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$31k - $64k

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Legal Assistant
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Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,005 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,797 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,454 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,020.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.9% more) and Miami, Florida (8.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 73 survey responses.
Early Career
43.8%
Mid Career
13.7%
Experienced
19.2%
Late Career
23.3%