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

$70,286
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$58k
MEDIAN
$70k
90%
$83k

The average salary for a Legal Secretary is $70,286

Base Salary
$58k - $83k
Bonus
$760 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $4k
Total Pay
$57k - $88k
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What Do Legal Secretaries Do?

Legal Secretary Tasks
  • Organize and maintain law libraries, documents and case files.
  • Schedule appointments, answer phones, make photocopies, draft and type office memos.
  • Mail, fax, or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Assist attorneys in collecting employment, medical and other records.
  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers; summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions and pretrial agreements.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
100.0%
This data is based on 33 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

93%

Dental

93%

Vision

68%

None

7%