Average Late-Career Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$65,689
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$2,043
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence skills in Chicago, Illinois is $65,689.
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$54k
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$80k
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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills in Document Preparation and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing, Filing Court Documents and Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36,696 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,976 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (20.4% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (18.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9.2% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Early Career
41.2%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
41.2%