Legal Assistant with Typing Skills Salary

The average wage for a Legal Assistant with Typing skills is $15.17 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$27,865 - $61,202
$28K
$40K
$61K
MEDIAN: $40,491
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$10.64 - $23.58
$11
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$24
MEDIAN: $15.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,865 - $61,202  
   
Bonus
$-0.44 - $3,925  
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $5,872  
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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$24,325 - $56,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 570
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.64 - $23.58  
   
Overtime
$17.07 - $43.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$-0.44 - $3,925  
   
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $5,872  
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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$24,325 - $56,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 746

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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 731 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 261 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 292 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 $52,000 based on 226 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,619

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 267 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲45%

▲21%

▲6%

National Average
$36,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 267 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 43%