Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

2.3/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $23.55 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 95% (You are doomed)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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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 -21% by 2030
'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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants' was $48,980, or $23.55 hourly
'Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants' are paid 16.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 160,950 people employed as Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants.
This represents around 0.12% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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