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Secretary Legal Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$64,235 (USD)

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The average pay for a Secretary Legal is $64,235 a year and $31 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Secretary Legal is between $46,724 and $78,810. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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.
Secretary Legal Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Legal Secretaries

Job family population: 185,870

Estimated population of Secretary Legal jobs: 175,387

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Secretary Legal Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

May 19
New York, NY, USA
Nadine Bocelli & Company, Inc. - New York Legal Staffing, Inc.
Corporate Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant - Strong MS Word Skills Required! Temp to Perm Assignment NY Job Listing #17089 International law firm seeks a full-time, temporary corporate legal secretary ...
Legal Secretary
May 23
Springfield, NJ, USA
Hardin Kundla McKeon & Poletto
Legal Secretary- Hardin, Kundla McKeon & Poletto, a full service litigation law firm, has an excellent opportunity for a full time legal secretary. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of two years ...
Legal Secretary
May 22
New York, NY, USA
Two Point Consulting
Boutique law firm seeks a Legal Secretary. Position involves: * Assisting 5 attorneys * Word processing * Expense reimbursements * Time entry Salary ranges from $55-60K. Please email your resume in ...
Jr. Legal Secretary
May 21
New York, NY, USA
Robert Hadley Associates
Our client seeks a Junior Legal Secretary with 2-3 years of legal secretary experience to support a litigation partner. This role is a junior position. Candidate must be smart, articulate and be able ...
Legal Secretary
May 15
New York, NY, USA
Shaub, Ahmuty, Citrin & Spratt
Seeking an experienced legal secretary for prestigious medical malpractice defense firm (1-3 years). Full time position in our downtown NYC office. Candidate should have strong secretarial skills and ...
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