A Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence skills earns an average salary of $49,643 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$31,617 - $73,491
(Median)
$32K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $49,643
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$12.02 - $30.44
(Median)
$12
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,617 - $73,491  
   
Bonus
$492.30 - $3,931  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $7,110  
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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$27,770 - $71,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 912
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.02 - $30.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.72  
Overtime
$20.96 - $57.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$492.30 - $3,931  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $7,110  
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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$27,770 - $71,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 610
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,153

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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 283 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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