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How much does a Legal Secretary make in California?

Average Legal Secretary Hourly Wage in California

Legal Secretaries earn a median hourly wage of $24.29. Hourly wages typically start from $14.89 and go up to $39.16.

Average Legal Secretary Yearly Salary in California

Legal Secretaries earn a median salary of $50,520 per year. Salaries typically start from $30,980 and go up to $81,460.

Learn more about the Legal Secretary job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Legal Secretaries earn in other states.

How to Become a Legal Secretary

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Legal Secretary Earnings by Seniority

Top End Legal Secretary Earnings

The highest earning Legal Secretaries in California earn:

$39.16
an hour
$81,460
per year
Senior Legal Secretary Earnings

Senior Legal Secretaries in California earn:

$32.37
an hour
$67,340
per year
Experienced Legal Secretary Earnings

Experienced Legal Secretaries in California earn:

$24.29
an hour
$50,520
per year
Junior Legal Secretary Earnings

Junior Legal Secretaries in California earn:

$18.43
an hour
$38,330
per year
Starting Legal Secretary Earnings

Starting Legal Secretaries in California earn:

$14.89
an hour
$30,980
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Legal Secretary salary comparison

Historical salary for Legal Secretaries in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Legal Secretary

Interested in becoming a Legal Secretary? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good legal secretary? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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