Average Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$58,938
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$2,035
Bonus
$6,150
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents skills in Chicago, Illinois is $58,938.
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$41k
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$59k
90%
$73k
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$41k - $73k
Bonus
$493 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$41k - $87k

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills in Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence, Microsoft Word, Client Interaction and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $48,414 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,450 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,513 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,955.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.9% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (13.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16.0% less) and Houston, Texas (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 81 survey responses.
Early Career
12.3%
Mid Career
14.8%
Experienced
21.0%
Late Career
51.9%