Legal Secretary Salary in the US

$54,320
per year
per month
$4,530
per month
per year
Bonus
$1,700/year
Bonus
$140/month

Legal Secretary - Average Salary

The average salary for a Legal Secretary is $54,320 per year ($4,530 per month), which is $830 (+2%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Legal Secretary can expect an average starting salary of $35,850. The highest salaries can exceed $84,360.
$35,850
Low
$54,320
Average salary
$84,360
High
$2,990
Low
$4,530
Average salary
$7,030
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$44,800
$89,560
Salary$35,850 - 84,360
Bonus$0 - 5,200
Total Pay$35,850 - 89,560
$0
$3,730
$7,460
Salary$2,990 - 7,030
Bonus$0 - 430
Total Pay$2,990 - 7,460

Legal Secretary Salary Range

Low
$35,850
Average salary
$54,320
Senior
$68,680
High
$84,360
Low
$2,990
Average salary
$4,530
Senior
$5,720
High
$7,030
Among Legal Secretaries in the US, Entry Level Legal Secretaries, Junior Legal Secretaries and Part Time Legal Secretaries have the lowest salaries, while Senior Legal Secretaries enjoy the highest salaries.

Legal Secretary - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Legal Secretary$66K/year
+21% 
Junior Legal Secretary$41K/year
 -24%
Part Time Legal Secretary$39K/year
 -29%
Entry Level Legal Secretary$38K/year
 -31%

Legal Secretary - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

A Junior Legal Secretary with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $37,850 per year. A mid career Legal Secretary with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $43,250, while a Senior Legal Secretary with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $59,280. Legal Secretaries with more than 20 years of experience earn $65,750 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Legal Secretary

Late Career▲ +21%
Senior▲ +9%
Average Salary$54,320/year
Mid Career▼ -20%
Junior▼ -30%

Gender Breakdown

Female
97%
Male
3%

Legal Secretary - Jobs by Location

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The salary information presented on this page is based on all Legal Secretary jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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