Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Organizing Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$14.00
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$203
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Organizing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $14.00.
25%
$10.44
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$14
75%
$15.89
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $16
Bonus
$0 - $203
Total Pay
$21,057 - $44,150

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $23.05 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.05 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 38.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (19.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
43.3%