Average Entry-Level Legal Secretary Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$39,992
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois is $39,992.
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MEDIAN $39,992
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$23k - $51k
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$25k - $49k

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Legal Secretary
Legal Assistant
Legal Administrative Assistant
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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 $44,549 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,693 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,532 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,057.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 17.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (14.6% more) and Houston, Texas (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New Orleans, Louisiana (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 273 survey responses.
Early Career
18.7%
Mid Career
9.2%
Experienced
18.7%
Late Career
53.5%