Average Legal Secretary Salary in San Francisco, California

$76,422
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,179
Bonus
$7,000
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary in San Francisco, California is $76,422.
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Salary
$50k - $92k
Bonus
$991 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $9k
Total Pay
$48k - $94k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

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Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Secretary. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
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 in Document Preparation, Microsoft Word and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence and Filing Court Documents.

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 $45,050 based on 15 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,658 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,156 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,920 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,156.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (21.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (20.7% less) and San Diego, California (18.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 222 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.8%
Early Career
17.1%
Mid Career
18.0%
Experienced
24.8%
Late Career
33.3%