Average Paralegal with Microsoft Office Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$48,789
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$3,350
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The average salary for a Paralegal with Microsoft Office skills in Chicago, Illinois is $48,789.
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$31k
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$76k
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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

Skills in Document Preparation, Case Management, Client Interaction and Document Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Research.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Paralegals?

An entry-level Paralegal with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $34,580 based on 8 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,546 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,099 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,154 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,637.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (22.4% more) and Houston, Texas (10.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (15.6% less), New York, New York (6.2% less) and Denver, Colorado (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 61 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.1%
Early Career
29.5%
Mid Career
27.9%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
8.2%