The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Secretary with Typing skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $83,016.
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Job Description for Legal Secretary
Legal secretaries work primarily for lawyers’ offices and courts to perform secretarial duties and provide legal support services to attorneys. They must file materials, such as motions, briefs, memorandums, pleadings, etc. at various court systems in a timely manner, as well as maintain appointments and remind lawyers to see clients. They may need to interview clients, either on the phone or in-person prior to referring them to their lawyers. They are generally tasked with typing and editing pl…Read more
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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary
Filing Court Documents
Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence and Client Interaction.
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 $52,903 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,542 based on 9 salaries.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (38.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (25.4% less) and Los Angeles, California (13.1% less).
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