Average Mid-Career Legal Secretary Salary in San Francisco, California

$64,634
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$3,250
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Secretary in San Francisco, California is $64,634.
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$48k
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$65k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $64,634
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$48k - $84k
Bonus
$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$46k - $84k

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Legal Assistant
Legal Administrative Assistant
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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents, Microsoft Word and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $45,833 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,525 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,719 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,700.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (24.9% less), Sacramento, California (24.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (16.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 170 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Early Career
16.5%
Experienced
25.9%
Late Career
54.1%