Average Legal Secretary Salary in Walnut Creek, California

$68,165
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary in Walnut Creek, California is $68,165.
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$50k - $84k
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$49k - $83k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Secretary. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Secretary
Legal Assistant
Legal Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills in Filing Court Documents, Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $50,988 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,964 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,733 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,320.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 13.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (3.6% more) and New York, New York (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (11.3% less), San Diego, California (8.6% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Early Career
19.2%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
26.9%
Late Career
34.6%