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How much does a Legal Secretary make in Illinois?

Average Legal Secretary Hourly Wage in Illinois

Legal Secretaries earn a median hourly wage of $21.76. Hourly wages typically start from $12.57 and go up to $34.85.

Average Legal Secretary Yearly Salary in Illinois

Legal Secretaries earn a median salary of $45,260 per year. Salaries typically start from $26,150 and go up to $72,490.

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How to Become a Legal Secretary

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Legal Secretary Earnings by Seniority

Top End Legal Secretary Earnings

The highest earning Legal Secretaries in Illinois earn:

$34.85
an hour
$72,490
per year
Senior Legal Secretary Earnings

Senior Legal Secretaries in Illinois earn:

$28.91
an hour
$60,140
per year
Experienced Legal Secretary Earnings

Experienced Legal Secretaries in Illinois earn:

$21.76
an hour
$45,260
per year
Junior Legal Secretary Earnings

Junior Legal Secretaries in Illinois earn:

$15.59
an hour
$32,420
per year
Starting Legal Secretary Earnings

Starting Legal Secretaries in Illinois earn:

$12.57
an hour
$26,150
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Legal Secretary salary comparison

Legal Secretaries earn less than 83% percent of Law careers in Illinois. Legal Secretary salaries are in the bottom 69% of all careers in Illinois.

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Historical salary for Legal Secretaries in Illinois

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Legal Secretary

Interested in becoming a Legal Secretary? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good legal secretary? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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