Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary

A Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence skills earns an average salary of $49,674 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$31,065 - $74,969
$31K
$50K
$75K
MEDIAN: $49,674
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$11.86 - $30.47
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$30
MEDIAN: $17.71
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,065 - $74,969  
   
Bonus
$489.72 - $3,913  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,626  
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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$27,386 - $72,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 885
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $30.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.94  
Overtime
$20.44 - $55.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.72 - $3,913  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,626  
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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$27,386 - $72,821  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 605

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Legal Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 444 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 288 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 475 salaries. A Legal Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 522 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,591

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Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 305 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
35%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲30%

▲12%

National Average
$45,000

▼7%

▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 305 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 32%