Average Legal Secretary with Microsoft Word Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$60,740
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,625
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary with Microsoft Word skills in Chicago, Illinois is $60,740.
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$61k
90%
$77k
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$41k - $77k
Bonus
$247 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$39k - $85k

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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 Typing and Filing Court Documents.

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 10 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,413 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,550 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,402.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 28.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (23.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (18.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (11.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 66 survey responses.
Early Career
15.2%
Mid Career
7.6%
Experienced
19.7%
Late Career
57.6%