Legal Word Processor Salary (United States)

A Legal Word Processor earns an average salary of $56,438 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
Legal Word Processor Total Pay (?
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$38,194 - $74,299
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $56,438
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Legal Word Processor Total Pay (?
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$12.60 - $32.65
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,194 - $74,299  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,482  
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).
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$29,791 - $73,770  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $32.65  
   
Overtime
$14.56 - $51.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,482  
   
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).
)
$29,791 - $73,770  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Word Processor

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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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New York
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National Average
$53,000
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Experience Affects Legal Word Processor Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$53,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 37%

Skills That Affect Legal Word Processor Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%
Transcription
up arrow 3%
National Average
$53,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 18%
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