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Average Salary for Legal Firm Employees

How This Employer Pays

Legal Firm typically pays:
7%
above market

Similar employers pay:
1%
above market
Employer: Legal Firm
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$0$60K$120K$180K
[-]Paralegal (5)
$28,089 - $72,565  
   
[-]Paralegal (5)
Salary$27,230 - $55,151  
   
Bonus$220.66 - $3,916  
Total Pay$28,089 - $72,565  
[+]Legal Assistant (4)
$24,680 - $67,825  
   
[+]Legal Assistant (4)
Salary$32,736 - $73,222  
   
Bonus$88.46 - $3,140  
Total Pay$24,680 - $67,825  
[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
$50,025 - $167,478  
   
[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
Total Pay$50,025 - $167,478  
   
 Precise Range (?
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Typical Benefits
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Vacation Weeks
1.7 Weeks
1.1 Weeks
2.0 Weeks
Gender Breakdown
61%
38%
89%
10%
Data Not Available
Years of Experience
 
1-4
 
10-19
 
 
1-4
5-9
 
 
5-9
10-19
Popular Perks
Life Insurance/Disability, Paid Holidays / Vacation, Paid Sick Leave
401(k), Paid Holidays / Vacation, Casual Dress/Atmosphere
Defined Contribution (DC) Retirement Plan, 401(k)

Key Stats

Gender

Female

61 %

female alumni

Male

39 %

male alumni
Salary
$32,796 - $50,868
Salary
$240,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction


Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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