Legal secretary earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Legal secretary salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $44,052
Alabama $33,583
Arkansas $33,559
Arizona $32,580
California $53,790
Connecticut $54,500
District of Columbia $90,010
Delaware $52,090
Florida $42,936
Georgia $40,150
Guam $35,290
Hawaii $42,790
Iowa $37,264
Idaho $32,914
Illinois $46,733
Indiana $41,940
Kansas $35,727
Kentucky $35,616
Louisiana $38,630
Massachusetts $56,110
Maryland $49,710
Maine $37,060
Michigan $43,970
Minnesota $51,890
Missouri $41,170
Mississippi $37,190
Montana $33,280
North Carolina $46,330
North Dakota $45,260
Nebraska $38,030
New Hampshire $47,160
New Jersey $49,840
New Mexico $35,910
Nevada $42,570
New York $54,170
Ohio $44,880
Oklahoma $36,060
Oregon $49,340
Pennsylvania $38,471
Puerto Rico $25,210
Rhode Island $50,100
South Carolina $39,670
South Dakota $35,560
Tennessee $42,820
Texas $46,430
Utah $38,380
Virginia $41,250
Virgin Islands $44,740
Vermont $46,970
Washington $52,350
Wisconsin $41,330
West Virginia $38,370
Wyoming $39,520

How do legal secretary salaries compare to similar careers?

Legal secretaries earn 15% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than fish and game wardens but more than security guards.

Career Median Salary
Fish and game warden salary $58K
Bailiff salary $48K
Legislator salary $29K
Paralegal salary $43K
Correctional officer salary $42K
Legal secretary salary $36K
Security guard salary $27K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)