Average Legal Secretary with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$68,576
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,400
Bonus
$5,400
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary with Document Preparation skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $68,576.
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$43k
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$69k
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$85k
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MEDIAN $68,576
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Salary
$43k - $85k
Bonus
$511 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $7k
Total Pay
$43k - $91k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

Career Paths

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

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

Skills in Microsoft Word and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence and Filing Court Documents.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,500 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,423 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,627.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (5.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (15.4% less), Houston, Texas (13.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (11.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 65 survey responses.
Mid Career
10.8%
Experienced
26.2%
Late Career
63.1%