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Average Late-Career Legal Secretary Salary in Houston, Texas

$65,697
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,560
Bonus
$4,250
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas is $65,697.
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$54k
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$66k
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$77k
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What Do Legal Secretaries Do?

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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.
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Secretaries?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing, Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretaries?

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 $40,073 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,082 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,914 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,805 based on 26 salaries.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (25.9% more) and New York, New York (22.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 69 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.7%
Early Career
31.9%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
37.7%