A Legal Secretary with Client Interaction skills in New York, New York earns an average salary of $71,708 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$42,662 - $86,516
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$43K
$72K
$87K
MEDIAN: $71,707
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$20.00 - $38.50
(Median)
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$30
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MEDIAN: $30
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Salary
$42,662 - $86,516  
   
Bonus
$505 - $5,152  
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$41,275 - $88,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$30.00  
   
Overtime
$23.15 - $66.51  
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$505 - $5,152  
   
Total Pay (?
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$41,275 - $88,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

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

Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$73,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

Entry-Level
up arrow 68%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
52%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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