A Legal Assistant earns an average salary of £18,208 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.

£13,796 - £27,143
(Median)
£14K
£18K
£27K
MEDIAN: £18,207
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90%

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£6.81 - £15.45
(Median)
£6
£9
£15
MEDIAN: £9.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£13,796 - £27,143  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,037  
Total Pay (?
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£13,900 - £27,416  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£6.81 - £15.45  
   
Overtime
£10.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,037  
   
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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£13,900 - £27,416  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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: £18,356

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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
₤18,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Assistant
up arrow 25%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 7%

Legal Research
up arrow 5%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

National Average
₤18,000

Legal Document Review
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Document Preparation
up arrow 7%

Administration
up arrow 9%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 15%

law degree
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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