Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Legal Secretary is $49,846
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretaries?
An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,207 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,238 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years …Read more
What Do Legal Secretaries Do?
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 …Read more