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

$36,696
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$400
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence skills in Chicago, Illinois is $36,696.
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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

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

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 $55,000 based on 6 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 Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 39.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sacramento, California (38.6% more) and San Diego, California (36.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 66 survey responses.
Mid Career
9.1%
Experienced
19.7%
Late Career
71.2%