Legal File Clerk Salary

The average rate for a Legal File Clerk is $12.81 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$23,826 - $44,398
(Median)
$24K
$32K
$44K
MEDIAN: $32,047
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$9.79 - $17.68
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,826 - $44,398  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,969  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,659 - $39,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $17.68  
   
Overtime
$11.99 - $23.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,969  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,659 - $39,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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Job Description for Legal File Clerk

  • Prepare documents for off-site storage and confidential disposal.
  • Prepare, maintain and track all on-site and off-site records; delivery and retrieval.
  • Subpoena records.
  • File and catalog legal documents.
  • Answer phones and route calls, assist with office clerical tasks.

Common Career Paths for Legal File Clerk


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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,299

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Experience Affects Legal File Clerk Salaries



National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Legal File Clerk Salaries


Microsoft Office
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Organizational Development
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Filing
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National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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