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How much does a Legal Secretary make in New Jersey?

Average Legal Secretary Hourly Wage in New Jersey

Legal Secretaries earn a median hourly wage of $22.38. Hourly wages typically start from $13.29 and go up to $31.95.

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

Average Legal Secretary Yearly Salary in New Jersey

Legal Secretaries earn a median salary of $46,550 per year. Salaries typically start from $27,630 and go up to $66,460.

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

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Employment Type Mix

73%
Full-Time
27%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
765
RATINGS
Legal Secretaries average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Legal Secretaries in the 49th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Legal Secretary Earnings by Seniority

Top End Legal Secretary Earnings

The highest earning Legal Secretaries in New Jersey earn:

$31.95
an hour
$66,460
per year
Senior Legal Secretary Earnings

Senior Legal Secretaries in New Jersey earn:

$27.84
an hour
$57,900
per year
Experienced Legal Secretary Earnings

Experienced Legal Secretaries in New Jersey earn:

$22.38
an hour
$46,550
per year
Junior Legal Secretary Earnings

Junior Legal Secretaries in New Jersey earn:

$17.14
an hour
$35,660
per year
Starting Legal Secretary Earnings

Starting Legal Secretaries in New Jersey earn:

$13.29
an hour
$27,630
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Legal Secretary salary comparison

Legal Secretaries earn less than 87% percent of Law careers in New Jersey. Legal Secretary salaries are in the bottom 74% of all careers in New Jersey.

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Source:

Historical salary for Legal Secretaries in New Jersey

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