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Legal Secretary Salary

$55,776 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,177

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Legal Secretary is $55,776 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Legal Secretary is between $40,570 and $68,431. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Legal Secretary. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Assists attorneys by performing secretarial work of a complex nature, which includes typing and handling papers and correspondence of legal nature, such as contracts, briefs, warrants, summonses, complaints, indictments, motions, subpoenas, and papers for filing and serving.
  • Composes and prepares routine correspondence.
  • Proofreads legal documents.
  • Arranges appointments and meetings.
  • Remains knowledgeable of current legal procedures and terminology.
Legal Secretary Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Legal Secretaries

Job family population: 176,880

Estimated population of Legal Secretary jobs: 166,904

Rate of error: 1.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,659
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Legal Secretary Job Listings for United States

Paralegal OR Legal Secretary - Litigation - Miami - Temp-to-Hire
Dec 6
Miami, FL, USA
Legal Search Solutions Inc
Legal Secretary OR Paralegal Job Summary National law firm is seeking either a paralegal or legal secretary to join their Miami, Florida office as soon as possible, in a temp-to-hire capacity
Legal Secretary - Family Law
Dec 6
Lehi, United States
Jones Waldo
Jones Waldo is looking for an experienced legal secretary for our Lehi office to support attorneys in our litigation and business departments. This position will be responsible for managing a ...
Legal Secretary - Bankruptcy/Litigation
Dec 6
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Plunkett Cooney
Position : Legal Secretary - Bankruptcy/Litigation Location : Grand Rapids, MI Plunkett Cooney is seeking a Bankruptcy/Litigation Legal Secretary to provide support to the firms' attorneys and ...
Legal Secretary
Dec 5
Los Angeles, CA, USA
HANEY & YOUNG LLP
We seek an experienced legal secretary to for a litigation / trial law firm. We have 3 attorneys, another legal secretary with talent but not a lot of experience, a file clerk and a bookkeeper/office ...
Legal Secretary (Part-time)
Dec 7
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Pancoast Staffing Services, Inc.
Downtown Pittsburgh law firm in need of part-time legal secretary. Selected candidate will assist with: * Scheduling/calendar management * Preparation of general correspondence and spreadsheets

The average pay for a Legal Secretary is $55,776 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Legal Secretary is between $40,570 and $68,431. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Legal Secretary. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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