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

$41,682
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$1,500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Typing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $41,682.
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$35k
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$42k
75%
$44k
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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 $34,491 based on 12 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,254 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,712 based on 14 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 Los Angeles, California earn an average of 45.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (27.2% more) and Portland, Oregon (25.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2.7% less) and San Diego, California (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.7%
Early Career
27.6%
Experienced
24.1%
Late Career
27.6%