The average salary for a Legal Secretary in South Africa is R159,521.
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Job Description for Legal Secretary
Legal secretaries work primarily for lawyers’ offices and courts to perform secretarial duties and provide legal support services to attorneys. They must file materials, such as motions, briefs, memorandums, pleadings, etc. at various court systems in a timely manner, as well as maintain appointments and remind lawyers to see clients. They may need to interview clients, either on the phone or in-person prior to referring them to their lawyers. They are generally tasked with typing and editing pl…Read more
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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary
Filing Court Documents
Skills in Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence, Typing and Document Preparation.
Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary
An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R71,998 based on 32 salaries. An early career Legal Secretary with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R96,653 based on 260 salaries. A mid-career Legal Secretary with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R141,611 based on 196 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R209,051 based on 236 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R256,809.
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