Avg. Salary
Help us gather more data!
Is Legal Word Processor your job title? Get your free, personalized salary report
Take our survey now »

The average salary for a Legal Word Processor with Powerpoint skills is $85,793 per year.

$54,045 - $93,888
MEDIAN: $85,793

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.


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.

Legal Word Processor Job Listings

Key Stats for Legal Word Processor

10-19 years
20 years or more

Years of Experience

10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%