Average Experienced Legal Secretary Salary in Los Angeles, California

$70,131
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
$5,083
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary in Los Angeles, California is $70,131.
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$49k
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MEDIAN $70,131
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Salary
$49k - $85k
Bonus
$965 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $6k
Total Pay
$46k - $87k

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

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 $41,816 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,848 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,799 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,794.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (4.1% more) and New York, New York (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (20.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (14.9% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (8.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 269 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.9%
Early Career
18.6%
Mid Career
17.5%
Late Career
62.1%