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

$42,324
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$600
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Filing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $42,324.
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$35k
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$42k
75%
$45k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and 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 $31,447 based on 10 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,500 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,368.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 71.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (41.8% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (16.1% less) and New York, New York (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Entry Level
25.0%
Early Career
25.0%
Experienced
22.5%
Late Career
27.5%