Legal Secretary Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

The average salary for a Legal Secretary in San Diego, California is $55,388 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Word Processing, Software Knowledge, Intellectual Property (IP), Organizing, and Filing Court Documents. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Legal Secretary in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$37,268 - $71,556
(Median)
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72K
MEDIAN: $55,387
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Legal Secretary in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$11.94 - $34.55
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,268 - $71,556  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $3,045  
Profit Sharing
$1,942 - $2,849  
Total Pay (?
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$29,022 - $73,712  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 149
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $34.55  
   
Overtime
$16.85 - $58.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$99.33 - $3,045  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,942 - $2,849  
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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$29,022 - $73,712  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 149
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary in San Diego, California

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

Experience Affects Legal Secretary in San Diego, California Salaries

National Average
$52,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary in San Diego, California Salaries

Word Processing
up arrow 28%
Software Knowledge
up arrow 28%
Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 21%
Organizing
up arrow 17%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 13%
Client Interaction
up arrow 12%
National Average
$52,000
Scheduling
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Filing
up arrow 8%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 11%
Proofreading
up arrow 12%
Typing
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 32%

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 22%
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