Legal Secretary Salary with Filing skills

Legal Secretaries with Filing skills are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly less than three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $48K per year on average but can range from $25K to $69K per year. With some bonuses approaching $3K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of Legal Secretaries with Filing skills spread between $25K and $69K depending on individual performance. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by slightly less than one-half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,279 - $71,654

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$10.23 - $27.82

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,279 - $71,654  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,388  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $8,048  
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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$24,677 - $69,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 668
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $27.82  
   
Overtime
$14.55 - $53.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,388  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $8,048  
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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$24,677 - $69,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 484
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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $30K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $39K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Legal Secretaries with Filing skills make a median salary 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 $56K.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Legal Secretaries with Filing skills, 68 percent higher than the national average. Legal Secretaries with Filing skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+61 percent), Washington (+60 percent), Los Angeles (+56 percent), and Boston (+44 percent). The lowest-paying market is St. Louis, which sits 4 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Legal Secretary with Filing skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 246 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
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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