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Judicial Assistant Salary

The majority of Judicial Assistants in the United States — just below three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $29K to $58K per year, and the median is $39K annually. The majority of Judicial Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Judicial Assistants are female. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,338 - $58,640
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$59K
MEDIAN: $38,900
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90%

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$12.70 - $25.69
(Median)
$13
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,338 - $58,640  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,924 - $57,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Hourly Rate
$12.70 - $25.69  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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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$28,924 - $57,584  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Judicial Assistant

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $37K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience report earning less ($32K) on average. For Judicial Assistants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $47K.

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Experience Affects Judicial Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%
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