Mid-Career Legal Secretary Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Secretary is $44,110 per year.
Mid-Career Legal Secretary Total Pay (?
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$29,599 - $63,879
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $44,109
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Mid-Career Legal Secretary Total Pay (?
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$11.39 - $24.93
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,599 - $63,879  
   
Bonus
$96.54 - $3,049  
Profit Sharing
$512 - $5,383  
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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$26,842 - $62,350  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.39 - $24.93  
   
Overtime
$15.39 - $47.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$96.54 - $3,049  
   
Profit Sharing
$512 - $5,383  
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).
)
$26,842 - $62,350  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,184
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Pay Difference By Location

Palo Alto
up arrow 76%
San Francisco
up arrow 60%
up arrow 45%
Irvine
up arrow 42%
Los Angeles
up arrow 34%
Boston
up arrow 25%
Chicago
up arrow 20%
San Diego
up arrow 20%
Denver
up arrow 18%
Miami
up arrow 11%
Las Vegas
up arrow 11%
Houston
up arrow 6%
Dallas
up arrow 1%
National Average
$41,000
St. Louis
up arrow 14%
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Legal Secretary Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 9%
Proofreading
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 3%
Scheduling
up arrow 1%
Legal Research
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
0%
Word Processing
0%
National Average
$41,000
Document Preparation
up arrow 1%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%
Transcription
up arrow 3%
Typing
up arrow 4%
Organizing
up arrow 4%
Client Interaction
up arrow 6%
Filing
up arrow 8%

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Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 31%
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