Average Mid-Career Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$55,000
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$1,075
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence skills in Chicago, Illinois is $55,000.
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$45k
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$55k
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$64k
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$45k - $64k
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$46k - $60k

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills in Typing 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 Document Preparation.

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 $36,696 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,976 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,689.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (16.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (10.7% less), Houston, Texas (8.3% less) and Los Angeles, California (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 74 survey responses.
Early Career
18.9%
Experienced
17.6%
Late Career
63.5%