A Legal Assistant in Portland, Maine earns an average wage of $18.02 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$28,976 - $45,000
$41K
MEDIAN: $40,950
50%

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$12.52 - $23.10
$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.02
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$40,950  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
Total Pay (?
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$26,281 - $47,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $23.10  
   
Overtime
$31.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
   
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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$26,281 - $47,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Portland, Maine

Cumberland County, Maine
66,872
Male:
31,480 (47.1%)
Female:
35,392 (52.9%)
Portland is the largest city in the US state of Maine. Portland had a population of 66,881 in 2010. The Greater Portland metropolitan area is home to over half a million people, more than one-third of Maine's total population. The Old Port district is frequented by tourists, while Portland Head Light is also a destination. The city seal depicts a phoenix rising from ashes, which is a reference to the recoveries from four devastating fires. Portland was named for the English Isle of Portland, and the city of Portland, Oregon was in turn named after Portland, Maine. Native Americans originally called the Portland peninsula Machigonne ("Great Neck"). Portland, Maine was named for the English Isle of Portland, and the city of Portland, Oregon was in turn named for Portland, Maine. The first European settler was Capt. Christopher Levett, an English naval captain granted 6,000 acres (2,400 ha) in 1623 to found a...
Portland:
$52,139
Maine:
$51,494
$1,000
Portland:
$267,100
Maine:
$180,300
3.2%

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 5%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 4%

National Average
$39,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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