An Entry-Level Legal Assistant in Dallas, Texas earns an average wage of $13.24 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Scheduling, Case Management, and Microsoft Office.

$24,417 - $54,963
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$55K
MEDIAN: $35,727
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$10.11 - $17.44
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MEDIAN: $13.24
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,417 - $54,963  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
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$21,885 - $41,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $17.44  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
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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$21,885 - $41,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
3.5%

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
078
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 27%

Case Management
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

Document Management
up arrow 7%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 2%

Filing
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
0%

Drafting Correspondence
0%

National Average
$31,000

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

Spanish Language
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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