Legal Secretary Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

A Legal Secretary in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $66,885 per year.
Legal Secretary in Washington, District of Columbia Total Pay (?
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$45,338 - $81,761
(Median)
45K
57K
67K
75K
MEDIAN: $66,885
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Legal Secretary in Washington, District of Columbia Total Pay (?
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$20.13 - $43.66
(Median)
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25
36
44
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$45,338 - $81,761  
   
Bonus
$201.73 - $3,398  
Profit Sharing
$875 - $9,298  
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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$45,925 - $86,204  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $43.66  
   
Overtime
$25.03 - $62.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$201.73 - $3,398  
   
Profit Sharing
$875 - $9,298  
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).
)
$45,925 - $86,204  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 297
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary in Washington, District of Columbia

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

Experience Affects Legal Secretary in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Client Interaction
up arrow 9%
Word Processing
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 3%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%
Document Preparation
up arrow 1%
Scheduling
up arrow 1%
Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
0%
Typing
0%
Proofreading
0%
National Average
$69,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Filing
up arrow 3%
Software Knowledge
up arrow 3%
Organizing
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 10%
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