A Legal Secretary in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $55,094 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Filing Court Documents, Transcription, Document Preparation, and Organizational Development.

$33,180 - $74,219
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$55K
$74K
MEDIAN: $55,093
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,180 - $74,219  
   
Bonus
$248.32 - $4,027  
Profit Sharing
$3,034  
Total Pay (?
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$30,613 - $75,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.49  
   
Overtime
$38.76  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$248.32 - $4,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,034  
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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$30,613 - $75,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries



National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 26%


Transcription
up arrow 24%

Organizational Development
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

National Average
$53,000

Organizing
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 6%

Word Processing
up arrow 6%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 7%

Typing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Client Interaction
up arrow 8%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 9%

Proofreading
up arrow 13%

Filing
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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