Average Legal Secretary Salary in Palo Alto, California

$84,418
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$2,000
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary in Palo Alto, California is $84,418.
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$48k
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$84k
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$101k
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MEDIAN $84,418
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Salary
$48k - $101k
Bonus
$511 - $5k
Total Pay
$49k - $108k

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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 Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence, Filing, Client Interaction and Scheduling 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 $55,350 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,870 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,445 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,429.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (28.3% less), San Diego, California (26.2% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (20.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Early Career
20.0%
Mid Career
13.3%
Experienced
31.1%
Late Career
35.6%