Legal Secretary in New York Salary

Legal Secretaries in New York with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent three-fourths of New York Legal Secretaries. Salaries average out to around $69K annually and spread from $42K to $87K per year. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,480 - $85,059
$44K
$69K
$85K
MEDIAN: $68,751
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$14.77 - $44.31
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MEDIAN: $30.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,480 - $85,059  
   
Bonus
$971 - $5,087  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$41,959 - $86,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.77 - $44.31  
   
Overtime
$32.00 - $66.84  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$971 - $5,087  
   
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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$41,959 - $86,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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
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Mayer, Brown & Platt leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $73K.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $47K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $59K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Legal Secretaries in New York, N.Y. make a median salary of $73K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $76K.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
46%
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲8%

▲4%

National Average
$70,000

▼15%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries





▲2%

Scheduling
▼0%

National Average
$70,000

▼1%

▼1%





▼9%

Software Knowledge
▼9%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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