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Legal Secretaries in Ohio

Legal Secretaries in Ohio

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-28% Jobs Projection
$44,880 Median Salary
470 Job Openings

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

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

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

4,830 people worked as Legal Secretaries in 2018 in this state.

There were 5,780 Legal Secretaries employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 950 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Legal Secretaries in this state are declining at a rate of 27.6% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -19.1%.

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Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 470 annual job openings, and a total of 5,370 jobs for Ohio 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 $26,610 to $67,070 with $44,880 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.8 to $32.24. The median hourly rate was $21.58.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.72 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.86.

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

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 1,280 $50,090
Columbus, OH 990 $47,820
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 650 $54,850
Toledo, OH 430 $43,880
Akron, OH 330 $40,480
Dayton, OH 270 $50,000
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 270 n/a
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 190 $38,390
Wheeling, WV-OH 110 $26,960
Canton-Massillon, OH 90 n/a
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 50 $34,050

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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