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Legal Secretary Salary
in Washington, United States

$59,050 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Legal Secretary is $59,050 a year and $28 an hour in Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Legal Secretary is between $42,952 and $72,448. 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 Washington, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Washington, United States

Job family: Legal Secretaries

Job family population: 185,870

Estimated population of Legal Secretary jobs: 175,387

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Legal Secretary Job Listings for Washington, United States

Litigation Legal Secretary
Feb 8
Seattle, WA, USA
Become an integral part of a prestigious and well-respected regional law firm as a Litigation Legal Secretary. Successful candidates will have 2+ years' experience in litigation, ideally including a ...
Eastside Litigation Legal Secretary
Jan 30
Seattle, WA, USA
Established and respected Seattle law firm has an immediate need for a Litigation Legal Secretary to support attorneys at their civil litigation defense firm. Responsibilities include drafting ...
Legal Secretary - Construction (7+ yrs)
Feb 8
Seattle, WA, USA
Gordon Rees Scully & Mansukhani, LLP
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, a national law firm is seeking a Legal Secretary with 7+ years of litigation experience for its Seattle office. This busy litigation desk covers construction defect ...
Trust & Estates Legal Secretary (3 yrs' minimum experience)
Jan 29
Seattle, WA, USA
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
A minimum of 3 years' of recent experience as a Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary is required. Where you'll be working: Our office is located on Pier 70 in downtown Seattle. We are adjacent to the ...
Legal Assistant - Real Estate/Land Use
Feb 15
Seattle, WA, USA
Foster Pepper PLLC
... Â· Legal secretary or paralegal certificate is preferred. · Computer savvy - is proficient in MS Office, document management systems, and e-filing services. · Observes attorney-client ...
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