Legal Secretary in New York Salary

The majority of Legal Secretaries in New York — somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $40K to $88K per year, and the median is $70K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. While about one in five report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for New York Legal Secretaries is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,886 - $86,323
$46K
$70K
$86K
MEDIAN: $69,758
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50%
90%

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$14.03 - $41.16
$14
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $25.21
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$0$88K
Salary $45,886 - $86,323
Bonus $978 - $5,112
Profit Sharing $3,250
Total Pay (?
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$40,245 - $88,313
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 160
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $14.03 - $41.16
Overtime $24.16 - $65.51
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $978 - $5,112
Profit Sharing $3,250
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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$40,245 - $88,313
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Popular Employer Salaries for Legal Secretary


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Mayer, Brown & Platt offers the most; Legal Secretaries in New York, N.Y. earn $73K on average there.

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 $47,000 based on 30 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 $60,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 83 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 $75,000 based on 90 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
49%
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
$70,000

▼14%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries





▲3%


▲1%

National Average
$70,000

Document Preparation
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%

▼3%




▼11%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 20%
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