Legal Secretary, Senior Salary in the United States

How much does a Legal Secretary, Senior make in the United States? The average Legal Secretary, Senior salary in the United States is $65,950 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $58,770 and $75,350. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Legal Secretary, Senior prepares legal documents, contracts, briefs, motions, summonses, complaints and general correspondence. Performs secretarial and administrative duties for an attorney or group of attorneys. Being a Legal Secretary, Senior utilizes document creation software and other legal reference software. Maintains files and schedules. In addition, Legal Secretary, Senior may need to interact with clients or participate in meetings discussing sensitive or confidential matters. Requires knowledge of legal terminology and standard formats and procedures. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Being a Legal Secretary, Senior works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Working as a Legal Secretary, Senior typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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