Average Experienced Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$57,513
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,913
Bonus
$8,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents skills in Chicago, Illinois is $57,513.
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$58k
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$74k
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$40k - $74k
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$4k - $6k
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$42k - $97k

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills in Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office.

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 $48,414 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,627 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,562.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 44.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.4% more) and San Diego, California (17.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (5.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 61 survey responses.
Early Career
16.4%
Mid Career
18.0%
Late Career
65.6%