How much does a Legal Secretary make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Legal Secretary in the United States is $24 as of August 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $21 and $28. Hourly rate 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. 

Search Legal Secretary Jobs in the United States

How to Become a Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary

Review the job openings and experience requirements for the Legal Secretary job to confirm that it is the job you are seeking.

See user submitted job responsibilities for Legal Secretary.

Job Openings for Legal Secretary
AppleOne Employment Services - Virginia Beach , VA
... secretaries, intake specialists, etc.). Responsibilities: Prepare drafts of written discovery requests, responses, and PI complaints File pleadings/documents with the court with all appropriate ...
LinkedIn - 14 days ago
Odin, Feldman & Pittleman PC - Reston , VA
Odin, Feldman & Pittleman PC, a full-service law firm in Reston, VA, seeks a bright, dynamic, self-starting Legal Secretary with at 2 - 3 years of fast paced administrative experience. Our growing ...
ZipRecruiter - 77 days ago
Law Office - Fredericksburg , VA
... secretary * Excellent communication skills; oral and written, to include legal writing skills * Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other ...
ZipRecruiter - Today
Page Law Firm, P.C. - Richmond , VA
Minimum 1 year VIRGINIA legal secretarial experience in civil litigation required; *Responsibilities: *Responsible for two partners; *Preparation of Demand Packages *Contact with clients and medical ...
ZipRecruiter - 46 days ago
Shannon Mullins & Wright LLP - Alexandria , VA
Work closely to support attorneys' cases and legal projects in a wide range of litigation and transactional needs, including consistent communication with responsible attorney on new developments
LinkedIn - 6 days ago
UVA Foundation - Charlottesville , VA
Maintains, organizes and updates legal and technical information related to the portfolio of assets in real estate. * Collaborates with asset management staff and legal counsel on lease document ...
Diversity Job Board - 1 day ago

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total hourly compensation opportunity for a Legal Secretary, hourly wage plus other pay elements

Average Hourly Wage

Core compensation

 
 
 
21
28
24

Average Total Hourly Cash Compensation

Includes base and short-term incentives

 
 
 
22
29
25
These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Legal Secretary in the United States. The average hourly rate for Legal Secretary ranges from $21 to $28 with the average hourly pay of $24. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $22 to $29 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $25.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

21
28

 

Skills associated with Legal Secretary: Filing, Scheduling, requests