Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Legal Receptionist is $14.53
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Receptionists?
An entry-level Legal Receptionist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.69 based on 51 salaries. An early career Legal Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.37 based on 146 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Legal Receptionists Do?
A legal receptionist typically works at the front desk of a legal firm, setting up appointments for clients, directing them into lawyers’ offices, and taking incoming calls. This receptionist must ensure their office's reception area is clean and welcoming as well. Tasks performed by the legal receptionist include greeting guests, answering calls on multi-line telephones, routing calls to the correct areas, scheduling clients for meetings with lawyers, and using a photocopiers and fax machine …Read more
- Greet clients in person or on the telephone.
- Update appointment and location schedules.
- Keep telephone equipment operating by following operating instructions and calling for repairs.
- Screen, answer or refer inquiries to proper channels.
- Transfer calls.