Legal Secretaries in Miami are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $43K per year on average. Although one-half have medical coverage and roughly a third have dental coverage, approximately one-half claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction for Legal Secretaries in Miami, Fla. is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,034 - $71,728
(Median)
$28K
$43K
$72K
MEDIAN: $43,448
10%
50%
90%

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$11.84 - $28.38
(Median)
$12
$16
$28
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,034 - $71,728  
   
Bonus
$2,472  
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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$26,071 - $70,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$21.02  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,472  
   
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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$26,071 - $70,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

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. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $33K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $37K. On average, Miami Legal Secretaries make $54K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $58K.

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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%

Experienced
up arrow 46%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%


Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 75%

Word Processing
up arrow 21%

National Average
$37,000

Document Preparation
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Filing
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%


Legal Research
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Organizing
up arrow 9%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 12%

Typing
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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