An average Legal File Clerk with Filing skills can expect to take home roughly $12.70 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Legal File Clerks with Filing skills who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 83 percent. Although the greater part have medical coverage and just over a half have dental coverage, two in five claim no health benefits at all. Though the majority of Legal File Clerks with Filing skills do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,283 - $35,284
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MEDIAN: $29,567
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$9.85 - $17.56
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$26,283 - $35,284  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$20,711 - $36,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $17.56  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $35.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$20,711 - $36,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Experience Affects Legal File Clerk Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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