Average Legal Secretary with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$70,736
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,926
Bonus
$4,637
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary with Document Preparation skills in Los Angeles, California is $70,736.
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$49k
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$71k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $70,736
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Salary
$49k - $84k
Bonus
$769 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$42k - $86k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

Career Paths

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Legal Secretary
Legal Assistant
Legal Administrative Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

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

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 $54,014 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,972 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,405 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,564.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 9.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (18.0% less), Houston, Texas (15.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (14.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 202 survey responses.
Early Career
11.4%
Mid Career
13.9%
Experienced
25.2%
Late Career
49.5%