Legal Secretary with Filing Skills Salary

The majority of Legal Secretaries with Filing skills — slightly more than half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $25K to $73K per year, and the median is $49K per year. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While some workers in this profession — more than a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,797 - $74,920
$30K
$49K
$75K
MEDIAN: $48,591
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50%
90%

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$11.16 - $30.74
$11
$16
$31
MEDIAN: $16.36
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$0$74K
Salary $29,797 - $74,920
Bonus $487.78 - $4,765
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$25,249 - $72,721
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 483
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $11.16 - $30.74
Overtime $21.18 - $59.57
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $487.78 - $4,765
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$25,249 - $72,721
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 383

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Legal Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 305 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 178 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 268 salaries. A Legal Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 260 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,524

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Legal Secretaries with Filing skills, Palo Alto provides a pay rate that is 124 percent greater than the national average. Legal Secretaries with Filing skills will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+89 percent), San Francisco (+77 percent), New York (+59 percent), and Washington (+48 percent). Compared to the national average, Cleveland Legal Secretaries with Filing skills have considerably lower salaries, 26 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Antonio and Miami (26 percent lower and 16 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 222 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲36%

Experienced
▲18%

National Average
$43,000

▼6%

▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 222 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 35%
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