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Legal Secretaries in Arkansas

Legal Secretaries in Arkansas

Is Arkansas a good place for you to work as a Legal Secretary?

-14% Jobs Projection
$35,230 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

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

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

In 2018, there were 1,050 Legal Secretaries working in the state.

There were 1,170 Legal Secretaries employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for Legal Secretaries in this state are declining at a rate of 14.4% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.


Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 90 annual job openings, and 950 total jobs in 2026 for Legal Secretaries in this state.

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

In 2018 wages for Legal Secretaries ranged from $24,240 to $51,530 with $35,230 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.65 to $24.77. The median hourly rate was $16.94.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $15.77 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.17.

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


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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 600 $39,450
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 500 $38,330
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 90 $36,990
Jonesboro, AR 50 $34,980
Pine Bluff, AR 40 $36,740

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

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