Legal Assistant in Virginia Beach Salary

A Legal Assistant in Virginia Beach, Virginia earns an average wage of $14.25 per hour. A skill in Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$32,556 - $45,898
$38K
MEDIAN: $38,032
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$38,032  
   
Bonus
$50.68 - $3,945  
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$21,188 - $47,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $19.45  
   
Overtime
$22.77  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$50.68 - $3,945  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,188 - $47,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Virginia Beach, Virginia

Virginia Beach city, Virginia
452,745
Male:
222,684 (49.2%)
Female:
230,061 (50.8%)
Virginia Beach is an independent city located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 437,994. In 2015, the population was estimated to be 452,745. Although mostly suburban in character, it is the most populous city in Virginia and the 41st most populous city in the nation. Located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach is included in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. This area, known as "America's First Region", also includes the independent cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk, as well as other smaller cities, counties, and towns of Hampton Roads. Virginia Beach is a resort city with miles of beaches and hundreds of hotels, motels, and restaurants along its oceanfront. Every year the city hosts the East Coast Surfing Championships as well as the North American Sand Soccer Championship, a beach soccer tournament. It...
Virginia Beach:
$67,281
Virginia:
$66,262
$1,258
Virginia Beach:
$262,900
Virginia:
$257,800
3.6%

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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 $26,000 based on 12 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 $37,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 6 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 $45,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Litigation Case Management
▲14%

Drafting Correspondence
▲8%


Case Management
▲4%

Document Management
▼0%

Filing Court Documents
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Office Administration
▼10%

Notary
▼10%

Scheduling
▼14%

Legal Research
▼18%

Client Interaction
▼18%

Typing
▼19%

Microsoft Office
▼23%

Filing
▼28%

Customer Service
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 25%
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