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

$49,720
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$983
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Document Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $49,720.
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$34k
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MEDIAN $49,720
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Salary
$34k - $69k
Bonus
$193 - $3k
Total Pay
$29k - $68k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction and Document Preparation.

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 $37,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,024 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,450.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 15.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.9% more) and Portland, Oregon (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (16.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (12.5% less) and New York, New York (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Early Career
37.5%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
37.5%