Legal Assistant in Portland, Maine Salary

A Legal Assistant in Portland, Maine earns an average wage of $18.00 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$14.45 - $28.32
$14
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.45 - $28.32  
   
Overtime
$33.99  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$509  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,261 - $59,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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
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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼26%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
▲5%

Filing Court Documents
▲3%

National Average
$42,000

Drafting Correspondence
▼4%

Client Interaction
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None:
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