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Legal Secretary Salary in Houston, Texas

A Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $56,243 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Word Processing is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,037 - $67,854
(Median)
$36K
$56K
$68K
MEDIAN: $56,242
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90%

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$12.17 - $34.51
(Median)
$12
$16
$35
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,037 - $67,854  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,858  
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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$32,342 - $71,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.17 - $34.51  
   
Overtime
$19.37 - $49.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,858  
   
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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$32,342 - $71,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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
$55,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Entry-Level
up arrow 37%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas Salaries

Word Processing
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 9%

Transcription
up arrow 8%

Client Interaction
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

National Average
$55,000

Organizing
up arrow 6%

Document Preparation
up arrow 10%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 11%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 11%

Scheduling
up arrow 14%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 16%

Proofreading
up arrow 17%

Filing
up arrow 19%

Typing
up arrow 24%

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
9%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 17%
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