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Legal Secretaries

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Legal Secretaries

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
436012  Legal Secretaries 3,942 3,160 -782 -19.84 % 191 186 -78 299 High school diploma or equivalent 

Legal Secretaries Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    3,590  91 % 2,870  91 % -720  -20 % $52,890
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    3,590  91 % 2,870  91 % -720  -20 % $52,890
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    140  4 % 110  3 % -30  -24 % $61,200
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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