Average Late-Career Legal Secretary Salary in Los Angeles, California

$72,794
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
$4,637
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Secretary in Los Angeles, California is $72,794.
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$57k
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$73k
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$87k
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MEDIAN $72,794
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Salary
$57k - $87k
Bonus
$507 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $5k
Total Pay
$57k - $90k

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

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 $41,816 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,848 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,799 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,131 based on 90 salaries.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (12.1% more) and New York, New York (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (22.2% less), Houston, Texas (10.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 192 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
26.0%
Mid Career
24.5%
Experienced
46.9%