Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Organizing Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$63,098
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$2,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Organizing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $63,098.
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$63k
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$66k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Drafting Correspondence and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents 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 12 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,231.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 15.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (39.8% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (24.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (13.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Early Career
37.5%
Mid Career
21.9%
Late Career
40.6%