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Average Experienced Legal Secretary Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$68,243
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,250
Bonus
$6,350
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary in Boston, Massachusetts is $68,243.
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$54k
MEDIAN
$68k
90%
$85k
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What Do Legal Secretaries Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Secretaries?

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

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 $44,207 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,570 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,074.
Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (9.3% more) and New York, New York (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (13.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (9.0% less) and San Diego, California (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 89 survey responses.
Early Career
7.9%
Mid Career
5.6%
Late Career
86.5%