Average Experienced Legal Secretary Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$61,493
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,017
Bonus
$6,250
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois is $61,493.
10%
$48k
MEDIAN
$61k
90%
$76k
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$48k - $76k
Bonus
$659 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$48k - $80k

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents, Microsoft Office and Document Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,992 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,978 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,825 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,627.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.7% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (20.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (5.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 216 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
23.1%
Mid Career
10.2%
Late Career
63.9%