Legal Secretary Salary with Filing skills

The majority of Legal Secretaries with Filing skills — just under three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $25K to $69K per year, and the median is $48K per year. Overall cash earnings for Legal Secretaries with Filing skills stretch from $25K on the lower end to $69K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $3K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one-third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by slightly less than half. Job satisfaction for Legal Secretaries with Filing skills is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,104 - $71,574
(Median)
$29K
$48K
$72K
MEDIAN: $47,836
10%
50%
90%

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$10.24 - $28.13
(Median)
$10
$15
$28
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,104 - $71,574  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,402  
Profit Sharing
$996 - $9,899  
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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$24,650 - $69,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 653
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $28.13  
   
Overtime
$14.50 - $53.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,402  
   
Profit Sharing
$996 - $9,899  
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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$24,650 - $69,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 479
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary with Filing skills

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Legal Secretaries with Filing skills. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $30K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $38K. Legal Secretaries with Filing skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $48K. Legal Secretaries with Filing skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $57K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Legal Secretaries with Filing skills, 70 percent higher than the national average. Legal Secretaries with Filing skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+62 percent), Washington (+61 percent), Los Angeles (+56 percent), and Boston (+43 percent). Trailing the national average by 2 percent, Fresno is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Legal Secretary with Filing skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 245 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 33%
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