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Average Experienced Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$61,893
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$3,750
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $61,893.
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$47k
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$62k
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$88k
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What Do Legal Secretaries Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Secretaries?

Skills in Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence, Microsoft Office, Client Interaction and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretaries?

An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,910 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,878 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,568.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.8% more) and San Diego, California (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (10.4% less), Houston, Texas (4.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 43 survey responses.
Early Career
16.3%
Mid Career
11.6%
Late Career
72.1%