Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Case Management Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$40,800
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$2,500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Case Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $40,800.
25%
$33k
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$41k
75%
$52k
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$33k - $52k
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$2k - $6k
Total Pay
$30k - $64k

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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 Microsoft Office.

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 $39,005 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,040 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,020.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 35.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (34.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (22.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (21.6% less), New York, New York (6.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 60 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Experienced
21.7%
Late Career
28.3%