The average salary for a Legal Secretary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $49,720 per year.

$40,350 - $64,453
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$40K
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$64K
MEDIAN: $49,720
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$14.30 - $38.75
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$14
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$39
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$40,350 - $64,453  
   
Bonus
$490.68 - $6,061  
Total Pay (?
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$38,146 - $65,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.30 - $38.75  
   
Overtime
$50.42  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$490.68 - $6,061  
   
Total Pay (?
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$38,146 - $65,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries


National Average
$50,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Organizational Development
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Proofreading
up arrow 4%

Word Processing
up arrow 4%

Document Preparation
up arrow 3%

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 5%

Scheduling
up arrow 7%

Filing
up arrow 7%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 8%

Organizing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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