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Legal Secretary Salary

How much does a Legal Secretary make in New Jersey, United States?
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Salary Data for Legal Secretary

$62,139 (USD)/yr

$30 (USD)/hr

$1,311 (USD)/yr

$61,389 (USD)/yr

$30 (USD)/hr

$1,311 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Assists attorneys by performing secretarial work of a complex nature, which includes typing and handling papers and correspondence of legal nature, such as contracts, briefs, warrants, summonses, complaints, indictments, motions, subpoenas, and papers for filing and serving. Composes and prepares routine correspondence. Proofreads legal documents. Arranges appointments and meetings. Remains knowledgeable of current legal procedures and terminology.
The average legal secretary salary in New Jersey, United States is $62,139 or an equivalent hourly rate of $30. This is 12% higher (+$6,876) than the average legal secretary salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,311. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New Jersey, United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$45,198 (USD)

$76,237 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$72,036 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Legal Secretary will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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