Legal Assistant Salary (United Kingdom)

A Legal Assistant earns an average salary of £18,260 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Legal Assistant Total Pay (?
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£12,421 - £29,532
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MEDIAN: £18,259
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Legal Assistant Total Pay (?
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£6.05 - £14.90
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MEDIAN: £9.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£11K£22K£33K
Salary
£12,421 - £29,532  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,944  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£12,501 - £30,205  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£6.05 - £14.90  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,944  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£12,501 - £30,205  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 254
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
London
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Bristol
up arrow 3%
National Average
₤19,000
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
₤19,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Typing
up arrow 8%
Legal Research
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤19,000
Legal Document Review
up arrow 3%
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Gender
Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 69%
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