Legal Secretary in Seattle Salary

Just under three-fifths of Legal Secretaries in Seattle are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $40K to $83K per year, and the average comes out to $66K per year. Almost all get medical and dental insurance, and the greater part get vision plans, too. Most Legal Secretaries in Seattle, Wash. report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,544 - $82,414
$41K
$65K
$82K
MEDIAN: $64,798
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50%
90%

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$20.49 - $26.04
$22
MEDIAN: $21.83
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$0$83K
Salary $40,544 - $82,414
Bonus $2,000
Profit Sharing $4,000
Total Pay (?
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$40,402 - $83,843
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $21.83
Overtime $42.56
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $2,000
Profit Sharing $4,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,402 - $83,843
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Legal Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 15 salaries. A Legal Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲14%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

▼29%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Organizing
▲2%

National Average
$62,000

Proofreading
▼1%

Filing Court Documents
▼2%

Drafting Correspondence
▼2%

Typing
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Scheduling
▼10%

Litigation Case Management
▼10%


Intellectual Property (IP)
▼12%

Filing
▼20%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 4%
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