Average Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Legal Secretary with Drafting Correspondence skills is $51,670.
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$34k - $77k
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$500 - $6k
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$28k - $75k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

The top respondents for the job title Legal Secretary are from the companies DLA Piper US LLP, Geico and Goodwin Procter Llp. Reported salaries are highest at Goodwin Procter Llp where the average pay is $85,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include DLA Piper US LLP and Jones Day, earning around $81,194 and $77,000, respectively. Geico pays the lowest at around $35,000. Littler Mendelson, P.C. and Greenbergs Traurig Llp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $45,948 and $60,834, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,912 based on 229 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,530 based on 613 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,657 based on 415 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,532 based on 685 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,913.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 45.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (36.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (35.5% more).

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