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 7% less than similar careers in District of Columbia. On average, they make less than detectives but more than security guards.

Career Median Salary
Detective salary $133K
Customs inspector salary $133K
Special agent salary $133K
Arbitrator salary $92K
Coroner salary $92K
Legal secretary salary $90K
Paralegal salary $80K
Police officer salary $72K
Sheriff salary $72K
Security guard salary $44K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)