Legal Secretary Salary in Miami, Florida

The majority of Legal Secretaries in Miami, Fla. — more than half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $25K to $65K per year, and the median is $51K annually. Although the larger part have medical coverage and over a third have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for Miami Legal Secretaries, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$27,966 - $66,855
(Median)
$28K
$51K
$67K
MEDIAN: $50,876
10%
50%
90%

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$11.72 - $29.04
(Median)
$12
$17
$29
MEDIAN: $16.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$27,966 - $66,855  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,880  
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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$25,305 - $64,787  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $29.04  
   
Overtime
$19.09 - $51.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,880  
   
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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$25,305 - $64,787  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary in Miami, Florida

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Legal Secretaries in Miami, Fla. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $28K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $45K. Miami Legal Secretaries bring in $53K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $55K.

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Experience Affects Legal Secretary in Miami, Florida Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%


Skills That Affect Legal Secretary in Miami, Florida Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Scheduling
up arrow 11%

Word Processing
up arrow 11%

National Average
$47,000

Typing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 6%

Client Interaction
up arrow 6%

Organizing
up arrow 6%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 10%

Document Preparation
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 31%