Average Experienced Legal Secretary with Typing Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$60,154
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$1,800
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary with Typing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $60,154.
10%
$42k
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$60k
90%
$75k
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$42k - $75k
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$43k - $76k

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

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

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 $40,000 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,481 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,901.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 30.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (30.2% more) and New York, New York (19.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16.8% less), Sacramento, California (7.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 44 survey responses.
Early Career
18.2%
Mid Career
13.6%
Late Career
68.2%