$60,146
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,999

Profit Sharing

$1,295

A Legal Word Processor earns an average salary of $59,963 per year.

$39,175 - $81,197
$39K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $60,146
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50%
90%

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$13.74 - $37.80
$14
$20
$38
MEDIAN: $19.82
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$0$81K
Salary $39,175 - $81,197
Bonus $247 - $3,606
Profit Sharing $1,295
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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$31,846 - $81,375
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 88
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $13.74 - $37.80
Overtime $19.93 - $63.99
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $247 - $3,606
Profit Sharing $1,295
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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$31,846 - $81,375
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

Job Description for Legal Word Processor

A legal word processor is responsible for all legal correspondence and documentation for a corporation or law firm. Because a majority of legal work is done via computer, working knowledge of computer programs is necessary for this position. It is extremely important that legal correspondence is accurate, so strong written and verbal communication skills are also required.

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Legal Word Processor Tasks

  • Type legal correspondence, reports, text and other written material from rough drafts, corrected copies, voice recordings, dictation using a computer, word processor or typewriter.
  • Print and makes copies of work, collate and assemble.
  • Perform clerical duties such as answering telephone, sorting and distributing mail, running errands or sending faxes.
  • File and store completed documents on computer hard drive or disk, maintain a computer filing system to store, retrieve, update and delete documents.
  • Check completed work for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and format, compute and verify numerical data.

Common Career Paths for Legal Word Processor


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Popular Skills for Legal Word Processor

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Word Processor

Pay by Experience for a Legal Word Processor has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Word Processor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Word Processor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Legal Word Processor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 23 salaries. A Legal Word Processor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,899

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Key Stats for Legal Word Processor

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
49%

Experience Affects Legal Word Processor Salaries

▲13%

▲5%

National Average
$56,000

▼19%

▼38%

Skills That Affect Legal Word Processor Salaries


National Average
$56,000



Microsoft Office
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%