Legal Assistant in Newark, New Jersey Salary

A Legal Assistant in Newark, New Jersey earns an average salary of $59,344 per year. A skill in Filing Court Documents is associated with high pay for this job.

$45,000 - $66,500
$59K
MEDIAN: $59,344
50%

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$12.00 - $21.11
$15
MEDIAN: $15.00
50%

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Salary
$59,344  
   
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$24,960 - $75,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
Overtime
$11.75  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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$24,960 - $75,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Newark, New Jersey

Essex County, New Jersey
281,913
Male:
138,040 (49.0%)
Female:
143,873 (51.0%)
Newark (/ˈnuː.ərk/ or also locally /nʊərk/) is the largest city (by population) in the U.S. state of New Jersey, and the county seat of Essex County. One of the nation's major air, shipping, and rail hubs, the city had a population of 277,140 in 2010, making it the nation's 67th most-populous municipality, after being ranked 63rd in the nation in 2000. For 2015, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated a population of 281,944, an increase of 1.7% from the 2010 enumeration, ranking the city the 70th largest in the nation. Newark is the second largest city in the New York metropolitan area, located approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of lower Manhattan. Settled in 1666 by Puritans from New Haven Colony, Newark is one of the oldest European cities in the United States. Its location at the mouth of the Passaic River (where it flows into Newark Bay), has made the city's...
Newark:
$30,966
New Jersey:
$72,222
$978
Newark:
$235,700
New Jersey:
$322,600
9.3%

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
14%
20 years or more
50%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼39%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Filing Court Documents
▲11%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Office
▼13%

Document Preparation
▼17%

Typing
▼17%

Organizing
▼17%

Document Management
▼30%

Office Administration
▼31%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
14%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 44%