Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills Salary

A Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills earns an average wage of $15.07 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$27,312 - $60,764
$27K
$40K
$61K
MEDIAN: $39,632
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$10.87 - $21.75
$11
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MEDIAN: $15.07
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,312 - $60,764  
   
Bonus
$98.55 - $3,054  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $5,817  
Commission
$1,800  
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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$24,506 - $54,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 835
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.87 - $21.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.43  
Overtime
$16.61 - $39.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$98.55 - $3,054  
   
Commission
$1,800  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $5,817  
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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$24,506 - $54,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,177

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 1,166 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 407 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 418 salaries. A Legal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 303 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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23%

19%

19%

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-6%

-8%

National Average: $34,633

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 411 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲40%

▲22%

▲10%

National Average
$35,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 411 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 48%