The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Filing skills is $14.97 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$27,834 - $59,869
(Median)
$28K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,318
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$10.38 - $22.44
(Median)
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,834 - $59,869  
   
Bonus
$96.96 - $3,038  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $5,960  
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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$23,791 - $54,582  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 459
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $22.44  
   
Overtime
$16.28 - $40.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$96.96 - $3,038  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $5,960  
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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$23,791 - $54,582  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 637
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,840

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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 193 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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