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Average Experienced Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$72,063
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,013
Bonus
$5,146
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents skills in Los Angeles, California is $72,063.
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$56k
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$72k
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$83k
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What Do Legal Secretaries Do?

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Secretaries?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretaries?

An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,500 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,202 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,127.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (23.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (16.7% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (14.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 158 survey responses.
Early Career
23.4%
Mid Career
17.7%
Late Career
58.9%