A Legal Assistant in Denver, Colorado earns an average salary of $43,486 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,050 - $61,571
$30K
$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,486
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$13.58 - $22.72
$14
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$23
MEDIAN: $15.60
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,050 - $61,571  
   
Bonus
$290.87 - $2,492  
Total Pay (?
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$29,518 - $59,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $22.72  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$290.87 - $2,492  
   
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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$29,518 - $59,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 26%


National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries



Word Processing
up arrow 5%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 9%

Typing
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Organizing
up arrow 15%

Case Management
up arrow 17%

Client Interaction
up arrow 17%

Office Administration
up arrow 18%

Notary
up arrow 19%

Customer Service
up arrow 19%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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