Entry-Level Legal Assistant in Austin, Texas Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant in Austin, Texas is $14.24 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Organizing, Document Management, Legal Research, Office Administration, and Notary.

$30,201 - $64,018
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MEDIAN: $47,937
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$10.38 - $22.20
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,201 - $64,018  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $6,357  
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$24,976 - $53,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $22.20  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$302.01 - $6,357  
   
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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$24,976 - $53,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
4%
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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Organizing
▲35%

Document Management
▲34%

Legal Research
▲34%

Office Administration
▲18%

Notary
▲15%

Spanish Language
▲14%

Document Preparation
▲4%

Filing Court Documents
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Client Interaction
▼1%

Drafting Correspondence
▼1%

Scheduling
▼18%

Microsoft Word
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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