A Legal Assistant in Seattle, Washington earns an average wage of $19.00 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Litigation Case Management and Filing Court Documents.

$32,620 - $72,856
$33K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $51,214
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$14.75 - $25.48
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,620 - $72,856  
   
Bonus
$492.64 - $5,003  
Profit Sharing
$1,950  
Total Pay (?
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$31,961 - $69,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $25.48  
   
Overtime
$22.49 - $45.62  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$492.64 - $5,003  
   
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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$31,961 - $69,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

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

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
048
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries



Office Administration
up arrow 7%


National Average
$45,000




Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Organizing
up arrow 8%


Filing
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Typing
up arrow 9%

Scheduling
up arrow 11%

Legal Research
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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