Legal Secretaries in Texas
Considering a career as a Legal Secretary in Texas?
While jobs for Legal Secretaries in Texas are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Legal Secretaries in Texas is expected to decrease.
Legal Secretaries in Texas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Legal Secretaries Work in Texas?
12,990 people worked as Legal Secretaries in 2018 in this state.
There were 14,300 Legal Secretaries employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 1,310 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,080 Legal Secretaries working in it, which means Texas has more Legal Secretaries than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Legal Secretaries in this state are declining at a rate of 13.7% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 1,200 annual Legal Secretaries job openings in Texas, and 12,180 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 15,000 annual jobs and 157,500 total jobs in 2026.
What do Legal Secretaries Make in Texas?
In 2018 wages for Legal Secretaries ranged from $25,630 to $73,830 with $40,890 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.32 to $35.49. The median hourly rate was $19.66.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.21 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.45.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas Metros for Legal Secretaries
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Legal Secretaries.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||3,990||$54,640|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||3,680||$38,870|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||1,210||$36,660|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||1,140||$37,010|
|El Paso, TX||340||$33,710|
|Corpus Christi, TX||330||$41,080|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||110||$43,570|
|San Angelo, TX||100||$30,740|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||80||$43,230|
Top States for Legal Secretaries Employment
View the list below to see where most Legal Secretaries work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||3,540||$90,010|
Below are the states where Legal Secretaries get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$90,010|
Related Careers in TX
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive||176,480|
|Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants||38,050|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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