Legal Secretary in San Antonio, Texas Salary

A Legal Secretary in San Antonio, Texas earns an average salary of $45,308 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Transcription, Typing, and Organizing.

$29,324 - $56,941
$29K
$42K
$57K
MEDIAN: $41,658
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90%

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$11.15 - $24.66
$11
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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$0$56K
Salary $29,324 - $56,941
Bonus $2,035
Total Pay (?
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$27,610 - $55,733
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $11.15 - $24.66
Overtime $35.00
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $2,035
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,610 - $55,733
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Legal Secretary

Legal secretaries work primarily for lawyers’ offices and courts to perform secretarial duties and provide legal support services to attorneys. They must file materials, such as motions, briefs, memorandums, pleadings, etc. at various court systems in a timely manner, as well as maintain appointments and remind lawyers to see clients. They may need to interview clients, either on the phone or in-person prior to referring them to their lawyers. They are generally tasked with typing and editing pleadings, briefs, technical papers, letters to various parties, and memos, among other documents, and must ensure that all legal documents are free of grammatical errors and typos. They may also accompany lawyers to courts to assist in hearings.

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Legal Secretary Tasks

  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers; summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions and pretrial agreements.
  • Review legal publications and perform database searches to identify laws and court decisions relevant to pending cases.
  • Attend legal meetings; client interviews, hearings or depositions and take notes.
  • Assist attorneys in collecting employment, medical and other records.
  • Organize and maintain law libraries, documents and case files.

About San Antonio, Texas

Bexar County, Texas
1,469,824
Male:
721,405 (49.1%)
Female:
748,419 (50.9%)
San Antonio (/ˌsæn ænˈtoʊni.oʊ/ Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populated city in the United States and the second-most populous city in the state of Texas, with a population of 1,409,019. It was the fastest growing of the top 10 largest cities in the United States from 2000 to 2010, and the second from 1990 to 2000. The city straddles South Texas and Central Texas and is on the southwestern corner of an urban megaregion known as the Texas Triangle. San Antonio serves as the seat of Bexar County. Recent annexations have extended the city's boundaries into Medina County and, though for only a very tiny area near the city of Garden Ridge, into Comal County. The city has characteristics of other western urban centers in which there are sparsely populated areas and a low density rate outside of the city limits. San Antonio is...
San Antonio:
$48,869
Texas:
$55,653
$901
San Antonio:
$126,600
Texas:
$152,000
3.8%

Legal Secretary Job Listings

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
50%

Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲25%

National Average
$40,000

Experienced
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲25%

Microsoft Office
▲25%

Transcription
▲18%

Typing
▲13%

Organizing
▲13%

Drafting Correspondence
▲6%

Scheduling
▲6%

Filing Court Documents
▲1%

National Average
$40,000

Client Interaction
▼4%

Word Processing
▼5%

Document Preparation
▼6%

Litigation Case Management
▼9%

Filing
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 15%