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Legal Word Processor Salary

A Legal Word Processor earns an average salary of $56,428 per year. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,614 - $73,894
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$74K
MEDIAN: $56,428
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$11.97 - $32.95
(Median)
$12
$17
$33
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,614 - $73,894  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,400  
Profit Sharing
$3,150 - $6,000  
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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$29,674 - $73,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $32.95  
   
Overtime
$18.57 - $51.33  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,400  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,150 - $6,000  
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).
)
$29,674 - $73,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Legal Word Processor

A legal word processor is responsible for all legal correspondence and documentation for a corporation or law firm. Because a majority of legal work is done via computer, working knowledge of computer programs is necessary for this position. It is extremely important that legal correspondence is accurate, so strong written and verbal communication skills are also required.

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Legal Word Processor Tasks

  • File and store completed documents on computer hard drive or disk, maintain a computer filing system to store, retrieve, update and delete documents.
  • Check completed work for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and format, compute and verify numerical data.
  • Convert documents from various types of software and formats.
  • Type legal correspondence, reports, text and other written material from rough drafts, corrected copies, voice recordings, dictation using a computer, word processor or typewriter.
  • Print and makes copies of work, collate and assemble.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Word Processor

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Experience Affects Legal Word Processor Salaries



National Average
$53,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 37%

Skills That Affect Legal Word Processor Salaries



Transcription
0%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
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