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Secretary Legal Salary

$55,770 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,177

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Secretary Legal is $55,770 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Secretary Legal is between $40,566 and $68,424. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Secretary Legal. 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.
Secretary Legal Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Legal Secretaries

Job family population: 176,880

Estimated population of Secretary Legal jobs: 166,904

Rate of error: 1.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,653
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...

Secretary Legal Job Listings for United States

Part Time Legal Secretary/ Legal Receptionist
Nov 14
Hartford, CT, USA
PrideStaff - Hartford Metro
Experience Working in a Legal Office is a Pre-Requisite ... Looking for a Part Time secretary to do the following: -Typing -Filing -Data Entry -Phones ...
Litigation Legal Secretary (8344)
Nov 26
Houston, USA
R.L. Barclay & Associates, LLC
: Our client, a growing Houston area law firm, is seeking an experienced Litigation Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant to join their firm. This firm offers an amazing working environment, great benefits ...
Executive Legal Secretary
Nov 19
Washington D.C., United States
NRI Staffing
Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant sought for well established DC-based boutique corporate firm. Must have three-plus years of current legal secretary experience along with expert level MS Office skills
Legal Secretary/Assistant
Nov 21
St Louis, MO, USA
The Law Offices of Jay B Umansky PC
MUST have experience Secretary/Legal Assistant. Primary duties include drafting legal pleadings, discovery, preparing garnishments, organizing weekly dockets, and interacting with various courts. 2+ ...
Legal Secretary - support a high level partner, signing bonus
Oct 22
Washington, DC, USA
Bonnie Jones Associates, LLC
Well-known Washington, DC law firm is looking for a full-time secretary/legal assistant to provide support to its busy Commercial Real Estate and Transactional Finance practice group including 1 ...

The average pay for a Secretary Legal is $55,770 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Secretary Legal is between $40,566 and $68,424. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Secretary Legal. 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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Part Time Legal Secretary/ Legal Receptionist
Nov 14
Hartford, CT, USA
PrideStaff - Hartford Metro
Experience Working in a Legal Office is a Pre-Requisite ... Looking for a Part Time secretary to do the following: -Typing -Filing -Data Entry -Phones ...
Litigation Legal Secretary (8344)
Nov 26
Houston, USA
R.L. Barclay & Associates, LLC
: Our client, a growing Houston area law firm, is seeking an experienced Litigation Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant to join their firm. This firm offers an amazing working environment, great benefits ...
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