A Legal Assistant earns an average salary of £18,101 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Legal Assistant is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£13,789 - £27,339
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£18K
£27K
MEDIAN: £18,100
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£6.70 - £11.56
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MEDIAN: £9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
£13,789 - £27,339  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,027  
Total Pay (?
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£13,888 - £27,439  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 273
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
£6.70 - £11.56  
   
Overtime
£10.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
£0.00 - £2,027  
   
Total Pay (?
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£13,888 - £27,439  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £18,229

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
₤18,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Assistant
up arrow 26%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 8%

Client Interaction
up arrow 6%

Legal Research
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
0%

National Average
₤18,000


Typing
up arrow 5%

Document Preparation
up arrow 7%

Administration
up arrow 8%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 14%

law degree
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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