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Legal Secretaries in Alaska

Considering a career as a Legal Secretary in Alaska?

-19% Jobs Projection
$45,490 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

While jobs for Legal Secretaries in Alaska are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Legal Secretaries in Alaska is expected to decrease.

  • Legal Secretaries in Alaska earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

There were approximately 310 workers employed as Legal Secretaries in this state in 2018.

There were 340 Legal Secretaries employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Legal Secretaries in AK Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,080 Legal Secretaries working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Legal Secretaries than average.

Legal Secretaries in AK vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Legal Secretaries in this state are declining at a rate of 19.0% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Legal Secretaries: Nation vs. AK

Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 30 annual Legal Secretaries job openings in Alaska, and 340 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 15,000 annual jobs and 157,500 total jobs in 2026.

In 2018 wages for Legal Secretaries ranged from $37,840 to $68,460 with $45,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.19 to $32.91. The median hourly rate was $21.87.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.54 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.67.

The median salary in Alaska is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Legal Secretaries Earnings: AK vs. National Average

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Legal Secretaries.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Anchorage, AK 200 $45,050
Fairbanks, AK 40 $45,630

View the list below to see where most Legal Secretaries work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 26,220 $53,790
New York 15,440 $54,170
Texas 12,990 $40,890
Florida 9,460 $43,160
New Jersey 9,020 $49,840
Illinois 7,880 $48,380
Pennsylvania 7,420 $48,240
Michigan 5,230 $43,970
Ohio 4,830 $44,880
Missouri 4,480 $41,170
Georgia 3,980 $40,150
Alabama 3,930 $39,500
Massachusetts 3,920 $56,110
District of Columbia 3,540 $90,010
Minnesota 3,530 $51,890
Louisiana 3,310 $38,630
Colorado 3,250 $0
Tennessee 3,010 $42,820
Washington 2,780 $52,350
Indiana 2,780 $39,680

Below are the states where Legal Secretaries get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $90,010
Massachusetts $56,110
Connecticut $54,500
New York $54,170
California $53,790
Washington $52,350
Delaware $52,090
Minnesota $51,890
Rhode Island $50,100
New Jersey $49,840

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation AK Employment Total
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 6,730
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 1,380

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