Average Experienced Legal Secretary with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$69,724
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,750
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary with Document Preparation skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $69,724.
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$49k - $90k
Bonus
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$50k - $98k

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

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

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 $50,366 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,034 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $83,479.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (21.2% less), Houston, Texas (13.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (12.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 79 survey responses.
Early Career
21.5%
Mid Career
13.9%
Late Career
64.6%