$80,142
Avg. Salary
$38.84
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Legal Secretary is $38.84 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Secretary is $80,142 per year.

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MEDIAN $80,142
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Salary $61,107 - $105,041
Bonus $2,772 - $5,608
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$65,350 - $107,800
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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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Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

National Average
$87,000

Drafting Correspondence
▼9%

Document Preparation
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 36%