Average Entry-Level Legal Secretary with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay

$14.16
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$1,012
Bonus
$1,600
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Secretary with Document Preparation skills is $14.16.
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$10.42
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$14.16
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$19.83
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
Bonus
$251 - $2,782
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,600
Total Pay
$22,641 - $45,965
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Secretaries?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretaries?

An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.42 based on 839 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.54 based on 495 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.73 based on 814 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,603 survey responses.
Early Career
23.3%
Mid Career
13.7%
Experienced
22.6%
Late Career
40.4%