Average Late-Career Legal Secretary Salary in Houston, Texas

$65,605
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas is $65,605.
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$52k
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$66k
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$76k
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MEDIAN $65,605
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$52k - $76k
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$55k - $80k

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Legal Secretary
Legal Assistant
Legal Administrative Assistant
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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 Scheduling, Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.

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 $43,916 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,974 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,930 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,585 based on 25 salaries.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 30.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (24.8% more) and New York, New York (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 75 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.7%
Early Career
37.3%
Mid Career
22.7%
Experienced
33.3%