Legal Word Processor Salary (United States)

A Legal Word Processor earns an average salary of $56,565 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Legal Word Processor Total Pay (?
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.
)
$38,845 - $74,385
(Median)
39K
48K
57K
66K
74K
MEDIAN: $56,565
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Legal Word Processor Total Pay (?
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.
)
$12.91 - $32.36
(Median)
13
18
27
32
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

National Salary 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.
)
$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,845 - $74,385  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,466  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $6,061  
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).
)
$29,828 - $73,672  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $32.36  
   
Overtime
$13.70 - $51.09  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,466  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $6,061  
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).
)
$29,828 - $73,672  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
Is Legal Word Processor your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:
Job Description for Legal Word Processor
  • 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.
Read more about: Legal Word Processors

Legal Word Processor Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
Popular Skills for Legal Word Processor
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
up arrow 33%
New York
up arrow 24%
San Francisco
up arrow 17%
National Average
$53,000
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Legal Word Processor Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Experienced
0%
National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Legal Word Processor Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%
Transcription
up arrow 4%
National Average
$53,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 27 votes.
Gender
Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
45%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 20%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -