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Legal Secretary Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $52,898 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Software Knowledge is associated with high pay for this job.
Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$35,445 - $66,137
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MEDIAN: $52,897
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Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$12.10 - $22.30
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,445 - $66,137  
   
Bonus
$96.35 - $4,146  
Profit Sharing
$1,513 - $9,916  
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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$31,365 - $67,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $22.30  
   
Overtime
$19.92 - $50.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$96.35 - $4,146  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,513 - $9,916  
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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$31,365 - $67,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas Salaries

National Average
$50,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas Salaries

Software Knowledge
up arrow 26%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%
Organizing
up arrow 1%
National Average
$50,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%
Word Processing
up arrow 5%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 6%
Document Preparation
up arrow 8%
Proofreading
up arrow 9%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 12%
Client Interaction
up arrow 13%
Typing
up arrow 16%
Filing
up arrow 16%
Scheduling
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 19%