Average Legal Secretary with Word Processing Skills Salary in New York, New York

$73,772
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,600
Bonus
$2,111
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary with Word Processing skills in New York, New York is $73,772.
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MEDIAN $73,772
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Salary
$49k - $86k
Bonus
$979 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$41k - $90k

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

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

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 $53,211 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,800 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,489 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,344.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 2.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (24.8% less), Sacramento, California (16.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (13.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 80 survey responses.
Early Career
12.5%
Mid Career
10.0%
Experienced
30.0%
Late Career
47.5%