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

$61,630
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,944
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary with Document Preparation skills in Chicago, Illinois is $61,630.
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$39k
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$62k
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$78k
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$39k - $78k
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$506 - $5k
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$3k - $8k
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$38k - $86k

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

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

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 $39,236 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,440 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,348 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,879.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.8% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (17.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 128 survey responses.
Early Career
15.6%
Mid Career
9.4%
Experienced
14.8%
Late Career
60.2%