Legal Secretary in New York Salary

With a little under three-quarters of Legal Secretaries in New York reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for New York Legal Secretaries is $70K annually and can range from $40K on the lower end to $89K per year near the higher end. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,832 - $87,285
$49K
$71K
$87K
MEDIAN: $70,646
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50%
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$13.75 - $44.57
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$29
$45
MEDIAN: $28.89
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$0$90K
Salary $48,832 - $87,285
Bonus $971 - $5,425
Profit Sharing $3,439
Total Pay (?
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$42,953 - $90,152
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 136
Hourly Data $0$66
Hourly Rate $13.75 - $44.57
Overtime $24.16 - $66.22
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $971 - $5,425
Profit Sharing $3,439
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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$42,953 - $90,152
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Popular Employer Salaries for Legal Secretary


Mayer, Brown & Platt leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $73K.

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 $47,000 based on 30 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 $60,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 83 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 $75,000 based on 90 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
51%
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Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$72,000

▼16%

▼35%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries





▼0%

National Average
$72,000


▼2%

Document Preparation
▼4%

Organizing
▼4%

▼6%




▼13%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
51%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 19%
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