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

$67,461
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$4,250
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Secretary with Proofreading skills in Chicago, Illinois is $67,461.
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$77k
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Secretaries?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretaries?

An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,500 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,700 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (21.4% more) and San Francisco, California (17.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Early Career
53.3%
Experienced
46.7%