Legal Secretary in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for a Legal Secretary in Washington, District of Columbia is $68,871 per year. A skill in Organizational Development is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$45,855 - $83,778
(Median)
$46K
$69K
$84K
MEDIAN: $68,870
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$19.27 - $43.37
(Median)
$19
$36
$43
MEDIAN: $35.00
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$45,855 - $83,778  
   
Bonus
$204.82 - $4,000  
Profit Sharing
$875 - $9,759  
Total Pay (?
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$45,552 - $87,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 235
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$19.27 - $43.37  
   
Overtime
$28.91 - $62.53  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$204.82 - $4,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$875 - $9,759  
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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$45,552 - $87,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries



National Average
$71,000



Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Organizational Development
up arrow 11%

Client Interaction
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 3%

Word Processing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$71,000

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Proofreading
up arrow 2%

Document Preparation
up arrow 4%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 4%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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