Legal Word Processor Salary

A Legal Word Processor earns an average salary of $59,963 per year.

$38,783 - $79,743
$39K
$60K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,963
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$14.26 - $38.66
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$39
MEDIAN: $20.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,783 - $79,743  
   
Bonus
$253.42 - $4,044  
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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$32,637 - $79,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.26 - $38.66  
   
Overtime
$36.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$253.42 - $4,044  
   
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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$32,637 - $79,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Word Processor

Pay by Experience for a Legal Word Processor has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Word Processor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Word Processor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Legal Word Processor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 23 salaries. A Legal Word Processor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,298

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Key Stats for Legal Word Processor

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
46%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Word Processor Salaries

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$57,000

▼21%

▼40%

Skills That Affect Legal Word Processor Salaries

National Average
$57,000




Microsoft Office
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%