Mid-Career Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Mid-Career Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $53,549 per year.

$41,905 - $72,015
$42K
$54K
$72K
MEDIAN: $54,230
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50%
90%

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$16.08 - $28.29
$16
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $22.33
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$0$72K
Salary $41,905 - $72,015
Bonus $630 - $6,054
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,326 - $72,660
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $16.08 - $28.29
Overtime $38.46
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $630 - $6,054
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,326 - $72,660
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Paralegal Job Listings

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
5-9 years
91%
10-19 years
9%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Drafting Correspondence
▲6%

Document Management
▲5%

Client Interaction
▲5%

Litigation Case Management
▲4%

Real Estate
▲4%

National Average
$55,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Document Preparation
▼3%

Case Management
▼3%

Legal Research
▼5%

Typing
▼7%

Legal Compliance
▼8%

Office Administration
▼16%

Medical Records
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 27%