The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents skills in Sacramento, California is $62,168.
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Job Description for Legal Secretary
Legal secretaries work primarily for lawyers’ offices and courts to perform secretarial duties and provide legal support services to attorneys. They must file materials, such as motions, briefs, memorandums, pleadings, etc. at various court systems in a timely manner, as well as maintain appointments and remind lawyers to see clients. They may need to interview clients, either on the phone or in-person prior to referring them to their lawyers. They are generally tasked with typing and editing pl…Read more
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Litigation Case Management
Skills in Document Preparation, Litigation Case Management and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Transcription and Microsoft Office.
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 $49,132 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,029 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,478 based on 17 salaries.
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Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 37.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (35.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (17.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13.0% less).
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