As an office secretary, the national average wage is £20,000. The most popular employer opportunities for an office Secretary are working with the NHS (£17,000- £20,000) and KPMG, LLP (£19,000 - £20,000). Also, the common career paths for team secretary jobs are office manager, executive assistant to CEO positions, Human resources Manager, Operations Manager, and senior executive Assistant.
Specifically, in the case of law firms, financial companies or barristers chambers, there is always the need for a good legal secretary or a part-time legal secretary to ensure the office runs smoothly.
Did you know that working as a trainee legal secretary to senior legal secretary will enable you as an employee, to feel highly valued and while you may begin around £19,000 to £25,000 per year, with hard work and enough experience as well as sufficient training, you can demand a higher salary up to £35,000 per year?
As a legal secretary, you will find yourself working the regular 9 – 5 office hours, although there are often part-time secretary jobs available for those looking for flexible work. While most of your time will be based in the office, you may be required to attend court hearings or a police station occasionally (although sorry to tell you, it's nothing like TV).
Additionally, in a legal secretary career, you will have the responsibility to provide administrative support and services for Lawyers, Solicitors and Legal Executives as well as scheduling meetings, organising the calendars of legal executives.