Legal Secretary Salary

Midpoint U.S. salary*

$51,500

 

The midpoint starting salary for a legal secretary with 3-6 years of experience is $51,500. Legal secretaries work in a law firm or for a corporate attorney and perform typical secretarial duties, such as answering email and phones, along with other tasks, such as drafting legal documents and conducting research.

Midpoint legal secretary salaries in U.S. cities

Baltimore, MA  
$53,045  
Chicago, IL  
$63,603  
Dallas, TX  
$56,650  
Albuquerque, NM  
$47,122  
Minneapolis, MN  
$55,105  
New York, NY  
$72,358  
Philadelphia, PA  
$59,225  
San Francisco, CA  
$72,100  
Seattle, WA  
$62,315  
Washington, D.C.  
$68,495  

Similar roles to legal secretary

Executive legal secretary  
$66,000  
Legal administrative assistant  
$48,250  
Law librarian  
$64,250  
Records manager  
$74,250  
Contract administrator  
$66,500  
Lease administrator  
$62,000  
Legal word processor  
$53,000  

*Salaries listed represent the 50th percentile, or midpoint, of starting salaries.

 

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