Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

2.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $22.94 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 99% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants' job openings is expected to decline by -19.2% by 2031
'Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants' was $47,710, or $22.94 hourly
'Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants' are paid 4.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as legal secretaries and administrative assistants?

As of 2021 there were 155,250 people employed as Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants within the United States.
This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 907 people are employed as Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 43-6012.00


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