Law Secretaries


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast
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Law Secretaries

Law Secretaries - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Almost all legal secretaries work in law firms.

Major employers:

  • Law firms
  • Federal, state, and local government agencies

Outlook

Growth in this occupation is expected to decline. This is because more law firms have paralegals and legal assistants on their staff who do the work previously done by legal secretaries.

Most openings will occur each year as legal secretaries retire or leave the occupation.

Legal Secretaries (CIS 100116)

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Illinois
9,505
Large
&
-18.6%
5.8%
>>>>
740
High
  Champaign Area
90
Medium
&
-18.9%
7.0%
>>>>
6
Few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
88
Medium
&
-17.0%
5.0%
>>>>
6
Few
  Cook County
6,476
Very large
&
-18.6%
5.6%
>>>>
503
High
  Decatur Area
54
Medium
&
-18.5%
7.0%
>>>>
5
Moderate
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
210
Medium
&
-18.1%
9.7%
>>>>
16
Moderate
  Du Page County
559
Medium
&
-17.9%
5.4%
>>>>
44
Moderate
  Edwardsville Area
215
Large
&
-18.1%
5.1%
>>>>
16
High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
36
Medium
&
-19.4%
7.0%
>>>>
3
Few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
42
Small
&
-16.7%
5.2%
>>>>
3
Few
  Lake County
251
Medium
&
-18.3%
8.6%
>>>>
19
Moderate
  McHenry County
96
Medium
&
-19.8%
6.8%
>>>>
7
Moderate
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
102
Large
&
-20.6%
6.8%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  Northwest Illinois Area
98
Medium
&
-20.4%
3.6%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
294
Large
&
-18.4%
7.3%
>>>>
23
Moderate
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
69
Medium
&
-20.3%
4.3%
>>>>
5
Few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
84
Medium
&
-20.2%
5.7%
>>>>
6
Few
  Rockford Area
139
Medium
&
-18.0%
7.6%
>>>>
12
Moderate
  Shawnee National Forest Area
33
Medium
&
-18.2%
2.4%
>>>>
3
Few
  Springfield Area
186
Large
&
-20.4%
4.7%
>>>>
14
Moderate
  St Louis-Belleville Area
192
Large
&
-18.8%
6.4%
>>>>
14
Moderate
  Vermilion County
26
Medium
&
-23.1%
4.9%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Will County
138
Medium
&
-15.9%
9.1%
>>>>
12
Moderate
United States
171,800
Large
&
-22.1%
3.7%
>>>>
11,800
Moderate
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.