Legal Secretary I Salary in the United States

How much does a Legal Secretary I make in the United States? The average Legal Secretary I salary in the United States is $47,925 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $42,058 and $55,761. 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

Legal Secretary I performs secretarial and administrative duties for an attorney or group of attorneys. Prepares legal documents, contracts, briefs, motions, summonses, complaints and general correspondence. Being a Legal Secretary I maintains files and schedules. Requires knowledge of legal terminology and standard formats and procedures. Additionally, Legal Secretary I requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Legal Secretary I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Legal Secretary I

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Legal Secretary II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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