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Legal Secretary Salary in Houston, Texas

A Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $55,677 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Word Processing, Microsoft Office, and Software Knowledge.

$35,930 - $67,517
(Median)
$36K
$56K
$68K
MEDIAN: $55,676
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90%

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$12.21 - $34.45
(Median)
$12
$16
$34
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,930 - $67,517  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,858  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $10,000  
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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$32,279 - $70,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $34.45  
   
Overtime
$19.37 - $49.47  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,858  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $10,000  
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).
)
$32,279 - $70,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas

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

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Experience Affects Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas Salaries


National Average
$54,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Entry-Level
up arrow 35%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas Salaries

Word Processing
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Transcription
up arrow 10%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 10%

Client Interaction
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

National Average
$54,000

Organizing
up arrow 4%

Document Preparation
up arrow 9%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 10%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 11%

Scheduling
up arrow 13%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 15%

Proofreading
up arrow 16%

Filing
up arrow 18%

Typing
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 18%