Average Early-Career Legal Secretary Salary in Dallas, Texas

$45,538
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$1,100
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Secretary in Dallas, Texas is $45,538.
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$35k
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$46k
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$57k
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MEDIAN $45,538
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$35k - $57k
Bonus
$763 - $2k
Total Pay
$28k - $58k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Secretary. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Secretary
Legal Assistant
Legal Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,887 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,308 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,582.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 35.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (20.4% more) and San Diego, California (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 97 survey responses.
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
28.9%
Late Career
51.5%