Legal Assistant Salaries in Chicago, IL Area

584 SalariesUpdated Jan 22, 2021

Average Base Pay
$49,136 / yr
3% below national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,499
Range$472 - $7,323

How much does a Legal Assistant make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Legal Assistant is $49,136 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 584 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Legal Assistant employees in Chicago, IL.

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Legal Assistant

Kempster Keller & Lenz-Calvo

$33,539/yr

Range: $32K - $39K

20 salaries

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$33,539/yr
$32K$39K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Cascino Vaughan Law Offices

$13/hr

Range: $11 - $17

18 salaries

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$13/hr
$11$17

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Pierce & Associates

$18/hr

Range: $15 - $26

15 salaries

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$18/hr
$15$26

Legal Assistant - Hourly

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce

$18/hr

Range: $15 - $28

11 salaries

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$18/hr
$15$28

Legal Assistant

Law Offices of Robert D. Ahlgren and Associates, P.C.

$37,176/yr

Range: $30K - $43K

7 salaries

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$37,176/yr
$30K$43K

Legal Assistant

Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman

$37,835/yr

Range: $33K - $47K

7 salaries

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$37,835/yr
$33K$47K

Legal Assistant

Ankin Law Office

$38,191/yr

Range: $32K - $48K

6 salaries

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$38,191/yr
$32K$48K

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Legal Assistant - Hourly

Johnson, Blumberg, & Associates

$16/hr

Range: $13 - $19

6 salaries

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$16/hr
$13$19

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Consumer Law Group

$13/hr

Range: $12 - $18

5 salaries

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$13/hr
$12$18

Legal Assistant

Righeimer Martin & Cinquino

$45,320/yr

Range: $32K - $53K

5 salaries

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$45,320/yr
$32K$53K
$15/hr
$12$22

Legal Assistant

Leydig, Voit & Mayer

$42,711/yr

Range: $38K - $54K

4 salaries

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$42,711/yr
$38K$54K

Legal Assistant

Cooney & Conway

$45,435/yr

Range: $34K - $62K

4 salaries

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$45,435/yr
$34K$62K

Legal Assistant

The Vrdolyak Law Group

$46,968/yr

Range: $32K - $52K

4 salaries

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$46,968/yr
$32K$52K

Legal Assistant

The Hartford

$56,861/yr

Range: $53K - $57K

3 salaries

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$56,861/yr
$53K$57K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Fragomen

$13/hr

Range: $13 - $16

3 salaries

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$13/hr
$13$16

Legal Assistant

Seyfarth Shaw

$57,990/yr

Range: $37K - $60K

3 salaries

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$57,990/yr
$37K$60K

Legal Assistant

QPWB

$32,546/yr

Range: $29K - $54K

3 salaries

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$32,546/yr
$29K$54K

Legal Assistant

Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney

$39,666/yr

Range: $38K - $40K

3 salaries

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$39,666/yr
$38K$40K

Legal Assistant

Ladas & Parry LLP

$34,385/yr

Range: $32K - $35K

3 salaries

See 7 salaries from all locations

$34,385/yr
$32K$35K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent legal assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$18
hourly
A Legal Assistant reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$51,603
per year
A Legal Assistant/Paralegal reported making $51,603 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$83,000
per year
A Legal Assistant reported making $83,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$32,000
per year
A Legal Assistant reported making $32,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$38,000
per year
A Legal Assistant reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$31,000
per year
A Corporate Tax & Legal Assistant reported making $31,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
School / School District