Average Mid-Career Legal Secretary Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$61,900
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Secretary in Washington, District of Columbia is $61,900.
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$48k
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$62k
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$76k
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MEDIAN $61,900
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$48k - $76k
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$46k - $79k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

Career Paths

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Legal Secretary
Legal Assistant
Legal Administrative Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, Microsoft Office, 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 $50,593 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,014 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,850.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 4.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (21.6% less), Sacramento, California (20.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (13.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 216 survey responses.
Early Career
19.9%
Experienced
31.0%
Late Career
49.1%