The average pay for a Legal Secretary with Microsoft Office skills is $51,078 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$31,560 - $74,638
$32K
$51K
$75K
MEDIAN: $51,078
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$11.67 - $30.63
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,560 - $74,638  
   
Bonus
$492.19 - $4,049  
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $7,839  
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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$27,049 - $72,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 547
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$11.67 - $30.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$22.64 - $62.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$492.19 - $4,049  
   
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $7,839  
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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$27,049 - $72,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 315

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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: $45,569

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Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 165 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
34%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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