Legal Secretary with Legal Compliance Skills Salary

With slightly more than half of Legal Secretaries with Legal Compliance skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $28K to $67K per year and averages out to $45K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Legal Secretaries with Legal Compliance skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly one in three lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and just under a half have dental, too. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,558 - $68,024
$29K
$45K
$68K
MEDIAN: $45,325
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$13.25 - $31.13
$13
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $17.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,558 - $68,024  
   
Bonus
$249.44 - $4,932  
Total Pay (?
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$28,187 - $67,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.25 - $31.13  
   
Overtime
$1.03 - $50.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$249.44 - $4,932  
   
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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$28,187 - $67,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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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 $35,000 based on 54 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 $39,000 based on 42 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 48 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 $59,000 based on 47 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

Experienced
▲20%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 32%