Entry-Level Legal Secretary Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Legal Secretary is $12.94 per hour.
Entry-Level Legal Secretary Total Pay (?
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$24,178 - $51,584
(Median)
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52K
MEDIAN: $34,896
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Entry-Level Legal Secretary Total Pay (?
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$9.39 - $19.53
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,178 - $51,584  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,021  
Profit Sharing
$442.15 - $4,966  
Commission
$0.00 - $1,700  
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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$20,696 - $47,820  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,056
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.39 - $19.53  
   
Overtime
$9.68 - $36.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,021  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $1,700  
Profit Sharing
$442.15 - $4,966  
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).
)
$20,696 - $47,820  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,056
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Minneapolis
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Seattle
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Los Angeles
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Sacramento
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Dallas
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Phoenix
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Houston
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$31,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Legal Secretary Salaries

Transcription
up arrow 4%
Drafting Correspondence
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Filing Court Documents
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Proofreading
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Document Preparation
0%
National Average
$31,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Organizing
up arrow 2%
Word Processing
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Legal Research
up arrow 3%
up arrow 5%
Scheduling
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Filing
up arrow 7%

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Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 42%
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