The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary with Client Interaction skills in Los Angeles, California is $73,099.
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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 pl…Read more
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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary
Filing Court Documents
Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing, Microsoft Word, Drafting Correspondence, Document Preparation and Filing Court Documents.
Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary
An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $0 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,092 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,534.
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Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 4.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (4.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (32.1% less), Dallas, Texas (15.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (14.2% less).
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