Legal Secretary in Miami, Florida Salary

Legal Secretaries in Miami aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $41K per year. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Two in five report receiving medical coverage from their employers and roughly a fourth collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$23,724 - $72,138
$24K
$41K
$72K
MEDIAN: $41,200
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$10.00 - $31.00
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MEDIAN: $15.21
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Salary
$23,724 - $72,138  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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$22,736 - $71,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $31.00  
   
Overtime
$51.66  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,736 - $71,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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About Miami, Florida

Miami-Dade County, Florida
440,989
Male:
215,840 (48.9%)
Female:
225,149 (51.1%)
Miami (/maɪˈæmi/; Spanish pronunciation: [miˈami]) is a seaport city at the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Florida and its Atlantic coast. As the seat of Miami-Dade County, the municipality is the principal, central, and most populous of its metropolitan area and part of the second-most populous metropolis in the southeastern United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Miami's metro area is the eighth-most populous and fourth-largest urban area in the U.S., with a population of around 5.5 million. Miami is a major center, and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, the arts, and international trade. In 2012, Miami was classified as an Alpha−World City in the World Cities Study Group's inventory. In 2010, Miami ranked seventh in the United States in terms of finance, commerce, culture, entertainment, fashion, education, and other sectors. It ranked 33rd among global cities. In 2008, Forbes magazine ranked Miami "America's Cleanest City",...
Miami:
$29,989
Florida:
$49,426
$1,020
Miami:
$286,600
Florida:
$179,800
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

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


For many Miami Legal Secretaries, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $33K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $35K on average. Legal Secretaries in Miami with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $54K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $58K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲58%

▲49%

National Average
$37,000

▼3%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Litigation Case Management
▲78%

Word Processing
▲23%

National Average
$37,000


Client Interaction
▼1%

Filing
▼2%

Scheduling
▼3%

Legal Research
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Microsoft Word
▼12%


Drafting Correspondence
▼15%

Organizing
▼16%

Typing
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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