Average Early-Career Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents skills in Los Angeles, California is $22.00.
MEDIAN $22.00
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $31
$992 - $2,948
Total Pay
$31,763 - $64,973

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills in Drafting Correspondence and Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Typing and Document Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.64 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.87 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 8.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (31.8% less), San Diego, California (31.8% less) and Houston, Texas (18.2% less).

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