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.
|Salary||$45,886 - $86,323|
|Bonus||$978 - $5,112|
|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).)
|$40,245 - $88,313|
|Hourly Rate||$14.03 - $41.16|
|Overtime||$24.16 - $65.51|
|Bonus||$978 - $5,112|
|Total Pay (||$40,245 - $88,313|
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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.
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