Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$61,436
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$2,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word skills in Chicago, Illinois is $61,436.
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$31k
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$61k
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$74k
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$31k - $74k
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$34k - $73k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $35,449 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 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,046 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 23.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (25.5% less), Fort Lauderdale, Florida (6.7% less) and Portland, Oregon (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Early Career
48.0%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
28.0%