Legal File Clerk Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Legal File Clerk is $12.27 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Office, Organizational Development, and Microsoft Word.
Legal File Clerk Total Pay (?
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$22,056 - $40,700
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MEDIAN: $29,746
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Legal File Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.09 - $16.64
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$22,056 - $40,700  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,989  
Total Pay (?
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$19,580 - $37,042  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 392
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.09 - $16.64  
   
Overtime
$12.25 - $22.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,989  
   
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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$19,580 - $37,042  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 392
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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.
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$27,000

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Gender
Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 38%
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