Average Legal Secretary Salary in Oakland, California

$65,243
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary in Oakland, California is $65,243.
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$50k - $79k
Total Pay
$46k - $78k

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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
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Microsoft Word, Scheduling, 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 $48,499 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,931 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,688 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,147.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (8.2% more) and New York, New York (8.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.3% less) and San Diego, California (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Early Career
18.4%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
26.3%
Late Career
31.6%