A Legal Secretary in Fort Lauderdale, Florida earns an average salary of $40,030 per year. A skill in Transcription is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,015 - $64,979
$31K
$40K
$65K
MEDIAN: $40,030
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90%

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$13.00 - $18.44
$15
MEDIAN: $15.00
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,015 - $64,979  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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$28,500 - $64,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$28,500 - $64,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Broward County, Florida
178,587
Male:
93,948 (52.6%)
Female:
84,639 (47.4%)
Fort Lauderdale /ˌfɔərt ˈlɔːdərdeɪl/ (frequently abbreviated as Ft. Lauderdale) is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, 28 miles (45 km) north of Miami. It is the county seat of Broward County. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 165,521. It is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people at the 2015 census. The city is a popular tourist destination, with an average year-round temperature of 75.5 °F (24.2 °C), and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year. Greater Fort Lauderdale which takes in all of Broward County hosted 12 million visitors in 2012, including 2.8 million international visitors. The city and county in 2012 collected $43.9 million from the 5% bed tax it charges, after hotels in the area recorded an occupancy rate for the year of 72.7 percent and an average daily rate of $114.48. The district has 561...
Fort Lauderdale:
$51,247
Florida:
$49,426
$1,204
Fort Lauderdale:
$308,200
Florida:
$179,800
6.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

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

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
031
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
19%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Transcription
up arrow 23%

Scheduling
up arrow 8%

National Average
$38,000

Typing
up arrow 5%

Document Preparation
up arrow 13%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 14%

Client Interaction
up arrow 14%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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