Average Mid-Career Legal Secretary Salary in Los Angeles, California

$53,799
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$1,750
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Secretary in Los Angeles, California is $53,799.
10%
$38k
10%
$54k
50%
$74k
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MEDIAN $53,799
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Salary
$38k - $74k
Bonus
$965 - $5k
Total Pay
$34k - $77k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

Career Paths

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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 Document Preparation and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing, Typing and Drafting Correspondence.

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 $41,816 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,848 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,131 based on 90 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,794.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (15.1% more) and New York, New York (10.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (11.0% less), Sacramento, California (8.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 312 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
16.0%
Experienced
28.8%
Late Career
53.5%