Average Legal Secretary Salary in Houston, Texas

$60,206
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$2,606
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The average salary for a Legal Secretary in Houston, Texas is $60,206.
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$40k - $75k
Bonus
$755 - $6k
Total Pay
$37k - $76k

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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.
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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 Scheduling, Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.

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 $43,916 based on 11 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,974 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,930 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,585 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,547.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (16.7% more) and New York, New York (16.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 147 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.5%
Early Career
19.0%
Mid Career
13.6%
Experienced
24.5%
Late Career
35.4%