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Legal Secretaries

Legal Secretaries perform secretarial duties using legal terminology, procedures, and documents. Prepare legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas. May also assist with legal research.

Quick Facts 

State Statistics

​Entry-Level ​Average ​Experienced
​2012 Annual Pay: $27,900 $39,980 $46,019
​2012 Hourly Pay: $13.41 $19.22 $22.13
​2011 Estimated Employment: ​15,859  jobs
​2019 Projected Employment: 17,810  jobs
​Annual Average Percent Change: ​1.5% per year
​2012 Estimated Mean Annual Salary for Leon County: $41,739
​ ​ ​ **State Quick Facts are from O*Net, Career One Stop and Employ Florida, please check the sites for the most up to date information.**​ ​



National Statistics*

​2010 Median Annual Pay: $34,660 per year
​2010 Median Hourly Pay: $16.66 per hour
​Number of Jobs (2010): 4,010,200
​Job Outlook (2010 - 2020): 12% (About as fast as average)
​**National Quick Facts are from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational ​Outlook Handbook, please check the site for the most up to date information**

 *Data for this job is not covered in detail in the Occupational Outlook Handbook. The above job data is for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants.

Ready to start your career?

TCC Programs that are right for you:
Paralegal/Legal Studies A.S. (2112)


Contact Information

For more information contact Admissions & Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555, fax (850) 201-8474 or e-mail

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