Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Microsoft Office Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$62,374
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$1,017
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Microsoft Office skills in Chicago, Illinois is $62,374.
10%
$49k
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$62k
90%
$78k
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$49k - $78k
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$48k - $77k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents and Office Administration 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 $32,250 based on 9 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,249 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,400 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,400 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10.2% less), Houston, Texas (8.1% less) and Miami, Florida (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Entry Level
22.0%
Early Career
39.0%
Mid Career
22.0%
Experienced
17.1%