Legal Secretary Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $52,900 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Transcription is associated with high pay for this job.
Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$34,840 - $65,964
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MEDIAN: $52,900
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Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$11.91 - $22.48
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,840 - $65,964  
   
Bonus
$100.33 - $4,971  
Profit Sharing
$1,110 - $8,000  
Total Pay (?
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$30,727 - $68,155  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $22.48  
   
Overtime
$19.57 - $50.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.33 - $4,971  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,110 - $8,000  
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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$30,727 - $68,155  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas Salaries

National Average
$50,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
Entry-Level
up arrow 36%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas Salaries

Transcription
up arrow 18%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%
Organizing
up arrow 1%
National Average
$50,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Word Processing
up arrow 5%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 6%
Proofreading
up arrow 8%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 12%
Client Interaction
up arrow 14%
Filing
up arrow 15%
Scheduling
up arrow 15%
Typing
up arrow 16%
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Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
43%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 21%
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