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

$64,137
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$1,965
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary with Word Processing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $64,137.
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$36k
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$64k
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$83k
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MEDIAN $64,137
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Salary
$36k - $83k
Bonus
$507 - $10k
Total Pay
$39k - $85k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

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Legal Secretary
Legal Administrative Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Microsoft Word, Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence and Document Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,000 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,531.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (15.4% more) and New York, New York (15.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (13.5% less) and Sacramento, California (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Experienced
37.9%
Late Career
62.1%