Average Late-Career Legal Secretary with Word Processing Skills Salary

$62,129
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,974
Bonus
$1,700
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Secretary with Word Processing skills is $62,129.
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$41k
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$62k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $62,129
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Salary
$41k - $84k
Bonus
$492 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $5k
Total Pay
$39k - $86k

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Job Description for Legal Secretary

Career Paths

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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 that pay less than market rate include Typing, Microsoft Word, 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 $38,899 based on 26 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,645 based on 149 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,113 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,445 based on 196 salaries.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 37.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (26.0% more) and New York, New York (24.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 461 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.6%
Early Career
32.3%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
42.5%