Average Mid-Career Legal Secretary with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$60,443
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$2,298
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Secretary with Document Preparation skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $60,443.
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$46k
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$60k
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$79k
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$46k - $79k
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$41k - $77k

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

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

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 $50,366 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,724 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $83,479.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (23.3% less), Sacramento, California (17.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (11.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 101 survey responses.
Early Career
16.8%
Experienced
32.7%
Late Career
50.5%