A Legal Assistant in Charlotte, North Carolina earns an average salary of $41,120 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Word, Filing Court Documents, Document Preparation, and Drafting Correspondence. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

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MEDIAN: $41,120
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Salary
$29,590 - $56,984  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $4,734  
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$27,343 - $54,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Hourly Rate
$12.23 - $16.34  
   
Overtime
$21.54  
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$27,343 - $54,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Charlotte, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
827,121
Male:
396,646 (48.0%)
Female:
430,475 (52.0%)
Charlotte /ˈʃɑːrlət/ is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and the second largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. Charlotte is the third fastest growing major city in the United States. In 2014, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 809,958, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2014 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,537,990. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans." It is listed as a "gamma-plus" global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east...
Charlotte:
$53,919
North Carolina:
$47,830
$978
Charlotte:
$188,800
North Carolina:
$160,100
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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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 23%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 20%

Document Preparation
up arrow 16%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 16%

Typing
up arrow 9%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 7%

Document Management
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

National Average
$34,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 8%

Filing
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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