Judicial Assistant Salary

Judicial Assistants in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — more than half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $29K to $67K per year, median earnings come to $43K annually. The vast majority (82 percent) of Judicial Assistants who took the survey are female. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$29,328 - $73,083
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$43K
$73K
MEDIAN: $43,394
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$13.73 - $26.75
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MEDIAN: $17.50
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,328 - $73,083  
   
Total Pay (?
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$29,172 - $66,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$13.73 - $26.75  
   
Overtime
$21.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$29,172 - $66,640  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Judicial Assistant

Judicial assistants fill an administrative role in helping a judge, or group of judges, in local or state courts, and they are tasked with duties that do not typically require formal legal training, but are still of great importance to the efficient management of court activities within a jurisdiction.

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Pay by Experience Level for Judicial Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Judicial Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Judicial Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Judicial Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Judicial Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 24 salaries. A Judicial Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Judicial Assistant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Judicial Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Skills That Affect Judicial Assistant Salaries

Filing Court Documents
▲30%

Legal Document Review
▲7%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 6%