Average Mid-Career Legal Secretary Salary

$47,069
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,243
Bonus
$3,332
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Secretary is $47,069.
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$31k
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$47k
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$68k
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MEDIAN $47,069
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Salary
$31k - $68k
Bonus
$440 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $8k
Total Pay
$29k - $65k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

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Career Paths

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Legal Secretary
Legal Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing, Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.

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 $36,204 based on 837 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,596 based on 1,888 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,960 based on 2,222 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,804.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (33.1% more) and New York, New York (26.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,543 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.1%
Early Career
25.0%
Experienced
29.5%
Late Career
34.4%