Legal Assistant with Document Management Skills in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Document Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $46,677 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$32,973 - $67,016
$33K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,842
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50%
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$12.00 - $24.05
$16
MEDIAN: $16.00
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$0$67K
Salary $32,973 - $67,016
Bonus $197.97 - $2,525
Total Pay (?
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$27,616 - $66,518
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $16.00
Overtime $31.10
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $197.97 - $2,525
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,616 - $66,518
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 10 salaries. A Legal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲22%

Late-Career
▲16%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 40%
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