Average Early-Career Legal Secretary Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$19.83
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$1,425
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Secretary in Los Angeles, California is $19.83.
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$12.16
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$19.83
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$30.13
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MEDIAN $19.83
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $30
Bonus
$101 - $3,973
Total Pay
$29,223 - $66,021

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

Career Paths

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills in Filing Court Documents, Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence and Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.75 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.81 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.99 based on 90 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 23.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (13.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (21.4% less), San Diego, California (20.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (12.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 309 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Mid Career
15.2%
Experienced
29.1%
Late Career
54.0%