Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Legal Secretary make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$69,170 / yrTotal Pay
$45,552 / yrBase Pay
$23,618 / yrAdditional Pay

$69,170

 / yr
$33K$373K
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The estimated total pay for a Legal Secretary is $69,170 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $45,552 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $23,618 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$69,170 /yr
Legal Secretary
$81,316 /yr
Senior Legal Secretary
$75,789 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Legal Secretary?

Some related job titles are Administrative Assistant Salaries with median pay of $67,651, Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant Salaries with median pay of $76,521, Executive Legal Secretary Salaries with median pay of $77,925, Paralegal Salaries with median pay of $68,146.

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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
3.3

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

Legal Secretary

$73,434

 /yr
Range: $23K - $95K

$23K

$95K

$23,322 - $95,187 Range

GEICO
3.3

GEICO

Legal Secretary

$44,481

 /yr
Range: $37K - $64K

$37K

$64K

$36,719 - $64,088 Range

Morgan Lewis
4.0

Morgan Lewis

Legal Secretary

$88,831

 /yr
Range: $50K - $110K

$50K

$110K

$49,892 - $109,780 Range

Sidley Austin
4.1

Sidley Austin

Legal Secretary

$87,900

 /yr
Range: $50K - $110K

$50K

$110K

$50,000 - $109,548 Range

Kirkland & Ellis
4.2

Kirkland & Ellis

Legal Secretary

$75,816

 /yr
Range: $59K - $101K

$59K

$101K

$58,854 - $100,972 Range

Covington & Burling
4.0

Covington & Burling

Legal Secretary

$70,646

 /yr
Range: $57K - $101K

$57K

$101K

$56,810 - $100,599 Range

Wilson Elser
3.3

Wilson Elser

Legal Secretary

$58,875

 /yr
Range: $45K - $81K

$45K

$81K

$45,400 - $80,741 Range

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Dechert
4.1

Dechert

Legal Secretary

$56,748

 /yr
Range: $48K - $103K

$48K

$103K

$48,092 - $103,414 Range

Latham & Watkins
4.2

Latham & Watkins

Legal Secretary

$81,986

 /yr
Range: $51K - $108K

$51K

$108K

$51,125 - $107,721 Range

DLA Piper
4.0

DLA Piper

Legal Secretary

$79,660

 /yr
Range: $67K - $113K

$67K

$113K

$66,762 - $112,738 Range

State Farm
3.6

State Farm

Legal Secretary

$53,079

 /yr
Range: $46K - $76K

$46K

$76K

$45,720 - $76,107 Range

Liberty Mutual Insurance
3.9

$53,295

 /yr
Range: $49K - $63K

$49K

$63K

$49,001 - $62,933 Range

Quinn Emanuel
3.8

Quinn Emanuel

Legal Secretary

$56,202

 /yr
Range: $49K - $88K

$49K

$88K

$48,866 - $87,912 Range

Cooley
4.4

Cooley

Legal Secretary

$95,630

 /yr
Range: $67K - $120K

$67K

$120K

$67,460 - $120,076 Range

Travelers
3.9

Travelers

Legal Secretary

$61,871

 /yr
Range: $53K - $80K

$53K

$80K

$53,290 - $80,394 Range

Knight Law Group
2.8

Knight Law Group

Legal Secretary - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $18 - $30

$18

$30

$18 - $30 Range

Wilmerhale
4.2

Wilmerhale

Legal Secretary

$83,288

 /yr
Range: $55K - $100K

$55K

$100K

$54,977 - $99,953 Range

K&L Gates
3.8

K&L Gates

Legal Secretary

$76,134

 /yr
Range: $56K - $95K

$56K

$95K

$55,530 - $95,132 Range

Greenberg Traurig
3.9

Greenberg Traurig

Legal Secretary

$79,534

 /yr
Range: $60K - $91K

$60K

$91K

$60,163 - $90,942 Range

Sullivan & Cromwell
3.6

Sullivan & Cromwell

Legal Secretary

$69,860

 /yr
Range: $52K - $90K

$52K

$90K

$52,000 - $90,104 Range

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$75,000

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8 days ago by a Legal Secretary with more than 15 years of experience

$21

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8 days ago by a Legal Secretary with 1 to 3 years of experience

$54,000

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8 days ago by a Legal Secretary with 10 to 14 years of experience

$44,000

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$95,000

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8 days ago by a Legal Secretary with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Legal Secretary salaries

The national average salary for a Legal Secretary is $58,291 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Legal Secretary salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3629 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Legal Secretary employees.

The highest salary for a Legal Secretary in United States is $90,473 per year.

The lowest salary for a Legal Secretary in United States is $37,556 per year.

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