How much does an Attorney II make in Chicago, IL? The average Attorney II salary in Chicago, IL is $140,535 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $119,897 and $160,826. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Attorney II provides legal advice and counsel to an organization in support of business activities and transactions. Researches and interprets existing laws and regulations and anticipated changes to laws to guide informed decisions and reduce risk. Being an Attorney II prepares and reviews various agreements, contracts, and other legal documents. As needed, represents the organization in litigation, negotiations, and other matters where legal counsel is required. Additionally, Attorney II may coordinate with outside counsel to address issues requiring specialized legal input. Requires a JD. Requires admittance to a State Bar. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Attorney II occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be an Attorney II typically requires 2-4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Fiscal Year Ended in 2021
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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
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