Average Legal Secretary Hourly Pay in San Jose, California

$27.15
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$1,024
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Secretary in San Jose, California is $27.15.
10%
$17.36
10%
$27.15
50%
$37.33
90%
90%
MEDIAN $27.15
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $37
Bonus
$875 - $2,370
Total Pay
$39,453 - $86,038

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Secretary. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Secretary
Legal Assistant
Legal Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills in Scheduling and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.

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 $23.00 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.96 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.50 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $34.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 47.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (30.1% more) and San Francisco, California (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (19.9% less), New York, New York (8.4% less) and Los Angeles, California (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
31.4%
Mid Career
14.3%
Experienced
14.3%
Late Career
40.0%