A Legal Assistant in Seattle, Washington earns an average wage of $18.60 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Litigation Case Management and Filing Court Documents.

$33,062 - $72,041
(Median)
$33K
$52K
$72K
MEDIAN: $52,368
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90%

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$14.69 - $25.19
(Median)
$15
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,062 - $72,041  
   
Bonus
$488.16 - $4,975  
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
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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$31,861 - $68,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.69 - $25.19  
   
Overtime
$21.93 - $44.70  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$488.16 - $4,975  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
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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$31,861 - $68,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries



Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 4%

National Average
$44,000

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 4%




Filing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Typing
up arrow 8%

Organizing
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Scheduling
up arrow 10%

Legal Research
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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