Judicial Assistant Salary

Judicial Assistants in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — over one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $29K to $63K per year, median earnings come to $40K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Judicial Assistants. The vast majority of Judicial Assistants (87 percent) who responded to the survey are women. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,182 - $69,896
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$70K
MEDIAN: $39,743
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$13.52 - $24.61
(Median)
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,182 - $69,896  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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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$28,962 - $62,759  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.52 - $24.61  
   
Overtime
$36.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$28,962 - $62,759  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Judicial Assistants note just a narrow range of job skills. Legal Document Review and Filing Court Documents are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Judicial Assistant

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $37K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $34K. Judicial Assistants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $41K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $47K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Judicial Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Judicial Assistant Salaries

Legal Document Review
up arrow 11%

Filing Court Documents
0%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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