Average Experienced Legal Secretary with Word Processing Skills Salary

$54,927
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,483
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary with Word Processing skills is $54,927.
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$38k
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$55k
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$81k
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MEDIAN $54,927
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Salary
$38k - $81k
Bonus
$505 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $5k
Total Pay
$34k - $79k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

Career Paths

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Legal Secretary
Legal Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Typing, 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 $38,899 based on 72 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,867 based on 165 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,113 based on 128 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,835.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 39.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (29.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (5.3% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 697 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.3%
Early Career
23.7%
Mid Career
18.4%
Late Career
47.6%