Legal Assistant salary in Cook County, IL

Average salary
$45,500/yr
Based on 294 income tax records
$19,000
$80,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$19,000
$80,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Legal Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Legal Assistant is $45,500 per year. This is based on data from 294 TurboTax users who reported their job as Legal Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Legal Assistant salary can vary between $19,000 to $80,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
Learn more about Mint Salary

Legal Assistant salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
icon
Grand Rapids, MI
16 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$38K – $54K
icon
Chicago, IL
162 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$37K – $55K
icon
Madison, WI
24 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$33K – $44K
icon
Bloomington, IL
13 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$31K – $44K
icon
Milwaukee, WI
62 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$26K – $45K
icon
Fort Wayne, IN
19 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$31K – $41K
icon
Elkhart, IN
11 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$27K – $33K

Legal Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**

Legal Assistant demographics in Cook County, IL

single icon
82% are single
married icon
18% are married
have kids icon
29% have kids
own a home icon
26% own a home

Legal Assistant salaries by age in Cook County, IL

$0
$15,750
$31,500
$47,250
$63,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Legal Assistants in Cook County, IL

294 full-time salaries from 2019
mint phone
Earn what you deserve.
Other legal assistants track salary trends in Mint, you should too.
FAQS
The average salary for a legal assistant in Cook County, IL is $45,500 per year. Legal assistant salaries in Cook County, IL can vary between $19,000 to $80,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 294 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as legal assistant.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for legal assistants in Cook County, IL: Grand Rapids, MI ($49,500 a year), Chicago, IL ($45,000 a year), and Madison, WI ($39,000 a year).
*
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
**
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.