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Legal File Clerk Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Legal File Clerk is $12.22 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job.
Legal File Clerk Salary (?
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$22,271 - $42,143
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MEDIAN: $30,264
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Legal File Clerk Salary (?
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$9.17 - $16.95
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,271 - $42,143  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,900  
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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$19,822 - $37,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.17 - $16.95  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $22.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,900  
   
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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$19,822 - $37,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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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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$28,000
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Experience Affects Legal File Clerk Salaries

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$28,000

Skills That Affect Legal File Clerk Salaries

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$28,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 38%