Average Legal Assistant with Typing Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$47,286
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$1,021
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Typing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $47,286.
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$30k
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$47k
90%
$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 $34,491 based on 12 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,937 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,324 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,972 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,482.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 19.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.5% more) and New York, New York (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.0% less), Dallas, Texas (5.6% less) and Houston, Texas (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 69 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.4%
Early Career
26.1%
Mid Career
10.1%
Experienced
23.2%
Late Career
23.2%