Legal Assistant Salary

A Legal Assistant earns an average salary of £18,399 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Legal Research 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.

£13,498 - £28,650

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£6.15 - £14.43

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
£13,498 - £28,650  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,580  
Total Pay (?
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£13,490 - £29,099  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 313
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
£6.15 - £14.43  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
£0.00 - £2,580  
   
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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£13,490 - £29,099  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
₤19,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Research
up arrow 22%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 5%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 2%

Typing
0%

National Average
₤19,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

law degree
up arrow 23%

Administration
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 69%
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