Average Legal Secretary Salary in San Diego, California

$62,288
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,542
Bonus
$4,069
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary in San Diego, California is $62,288.
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$45k
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$62k
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$81k
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MEDIAN $62,288
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Salary
$45k - $81k
Bonus
$492 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $5k
Total Pay
$33k - $80k

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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 how common a path is.
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More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents, Microsoft Word and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence.

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 $51,220 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,891 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,071 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,775.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (12.8% more) and New York, New York (12.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (3.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 144 survey responses.
Early Career
20.1%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
30.6%
Late Career
30.6%