The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Secretary in Austin, Texas is $58,093.
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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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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary
Filing Court Documents
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Typing, Drafting Correspondence, 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 $40,000 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,007 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,877 based on 16 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 46.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (40.9% more) and New York, New York (31.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5.5% less).
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