Legal secretary earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Legal secretary salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $79,630
California $60,980
Hawaii $60,660
Colorado $60,570
New York $60,520
Minnesota $59,770
Massachusetts $59,350
Rhode Island $58,800
Connecticut $50,740
New Jersey $49,710
Georgia $49,460
Oregon $49,250
Maryland $49,070
Illinois $48,960
Michigan $48,760
Washington $48,140
Delaware $47,870
Pennsylvania $47,790
Utah $47,720
Wisconsin $47,720
New Hampshire $47,640
Nevada $47,200
Virginia $47,130
Alaska $46,990
Texas $46,920
Indiana $46,910
North Dakota $46,910
Louisiana $46,640
Vermont $46,640
Missouri $46,590
Wyoming $45,180
West Virginia $44,370
Ohio $44,110
New Mexico $41,620
Iowa $38,700
Maine $38,540
Arizona $38,320
Florida $38,220
Virgin Islands, U.S. $38,200
Tennessee $38,110
Idaho $38,060
Nebraska $38,060
Kansas $37,690
South Carolina $37,580
South Dakota $37,550
North Carolina $37,390
Alabama $37,270
Kentucky $37,230
Oklahoma $37,100
Guam $36,770
Montana $36,750
Arkansas $36,720
Mississippi $29,960
Puerto Rico $23,050

How do legal secretary salaries compare to similar careers?

Legal secretaries earn 7% more than similar careers in South Carolina. On average, they make less than police officers but more than legislators.

Career Median Salary
Police officer salary $48K
Forensic science technician salary $46K
Paralegal salary $43K
Probation officer salary $40K
Judicial law clerk salary $37K
Legal secretary salary $38K
Correctional officer salary $38K
Security guard salary $29K
Bailiff salary $29K
Legislator salary $18K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)