Legal Secretary with Document Preparation Skills in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Legal Secretary with Document Preparation skills in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $65,966 per year.

$48,505 - $86,838
$49K
$68K
$87K
MEDIAN: $68,279
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$0$87K
Salary $48,505 - $86,838
Bonus $1,000 - $4,250
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$45,597 - $87,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Legal Secretary Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Legal Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 6 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 19 salaries. A Legal Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
42%

Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$68,000

Experienced
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 12%