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Legal Secretaries in Arizona

Considering a career as a Legal Secretary in Arizona?

-14% Jobs Projection
$45,190 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

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

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

In 2018, there were 2,620 Legal Secretaries working in the state.

There were 2,760 Legal Secretaries employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Legal Secretaries in AZ Employment Trend

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

Legal Secretaries in AZ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arizona

Jobs for Legal Secretaries in this state are declining at a rate of 14.5% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Legal Secretaries: Nation vs. AZ

Arizona Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 230 annual job openings, and a total of 2,300 jobs for Arizona Legal Secretaries in 2026.

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

In 2018 wages for Legal Secretaries ranged from $32,080 to $64,270 with $45,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.43 to $30.9. The median hourly rate was $21.73.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.88 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.15.

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

Legal Secretaries Earnings: AZ 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
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,920 $49,950
Tucson, AZ 370 $39,100
Prescott, AZ 90 $35,640
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 40 $37,200
Yuma, AZ 40 $34,720

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 AZ Employment Total
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 44,980
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 11,000


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