Average Early-Career Legal Secretary with Typing Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$40,000
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$750
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Secretary with Typing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $40,000.
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$35k
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$40k
75%
$47k
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$35k - $47k
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$35k - $44k

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,481 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,154 based on 10 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 Los Angeles, California earn an average of 38.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (30.0% more) and Sacramento, California (16.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (22.9% less) and New Orleans, Louisiana (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Mid Career
13.0%
Experienced
21.7%
Late Career
65.2%