Legal Secretary in Miami, Florida Salary

Legal Secretaries in Miami, Fla. tend to be well-versed in their field, and a little more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $50K annually, but may range from $26K to $68K per year. Most Miami Legal Secretaries like their work and job satisfaction is high. Although more than half have medical coverage and over a third have dental coverage, just under a third claim no health benefits at all. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$28,155 - $69,003
(Median)
$28K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,981
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90%

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$11.88 - $29.27
(Median)
$12
$17
$29
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,155 - $69,003  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
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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$26,047 - $68,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $29.27  
   
Overtime
$23.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
   
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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$26,047 - $68,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

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


Miami Legal Secretaries generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $29K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $40K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $52K. 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.

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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%


Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 15%

Scheduling
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

National Average
$47,000

Typing
up arrow 1%

Word Processing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 5%

Organizing
up arrow 6%

Client Interaction
up arrow 7%


Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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