The average pay for a Legal Assistant in Albuquerque, New Mexico is $14.64 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Document Preparation, Microsoft Word, Filing, Notary, and Case Management.

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$12.36 - $21.33
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,148 - $48,671  
   
Bonus
$1,750  
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$24,708 - $50,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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$12.36 - $21.33  
   
Overtime
$19.28  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,750  
   
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$24,708 - $50,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bernalillo County, New Mexico
559,131
Male:
273,323 (48.9%)
Female:
285,808 (51.1%)
Albuquerque (/ˈælbəˌkɜːrki/ AL-bə-KURK-ee) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The high-altitude city serves as the county seat of Bernalillo County, and it is situated in the central part of the state, straddling the Rio Grande. The city population is 557,169 as of the July 1, 2014 population estimate from the United States Census Bureau, and ranks as the 32nd-largest city in the U.S. The Albuquerque metropolitan statistical area (or MSA) has a population of 907,301 according to the United States Census Bureau's most recently available estimate for 2015. Albuquerque is the 60th-largest United States metropolitan area. The Albuquerque MSA population includes the city of Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, Placitas, Corrales, Los Lunas, Belen, Bosque Farms, and forms part of the larger Albuquerque–Santa Fe–Las Vegas combined statistical area, with a total population of 1,163,964 as of the July 1, 2013 Census Bureau estimates. Albuquerque is home to...
Albuquerque:
$47,096
New Mexico:
$45,382
$802
Albuquerque:
$189,200
New Mexico:
$164,100
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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 32%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 22%

Filing
up arrow 22%

Notary
up arrow 22%

Case Management
up arrow 20%

Office Administration
up arrow 12%

Scheduling
up arrow 12%

Document Management
up arrow 4%

Transcription
up arrow 3%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
70%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
medical benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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