The average hourly pay for a Legal Secretary in Sacramento, California is $19.65.
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Job Description for Legal Secretary
Legal secretaries work primarily for lawyers’ offices and courts to perform secretarial duties and provide legal support services to attorneys. They must file materials, such as motions, briefs, memorandums, pleadings, etc. at various court systems in a timely manner, as well as maintain appointments and remind lawyers to see clients. They may need to interview clients, either on the phone or in-person prior to referring them to their lawyers. They are generally tasked with typing and editing pl…Read more
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Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents and Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and Drafting Correspondence.
Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary
An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.25 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.89 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.35 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
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Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 103.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (77.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (52.6% more).
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