Legal Assistant in Miami, Florida Salary

A Legal Assistant in Miami, Florida earns an average salary of $48,281 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Drafting Correspondence, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Scheduling, and Litigation Case Management.

$29,861 - $64,524
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$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,281
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$10.26 - $30.21
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MEDIAN: $17.28
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,861 - $64,524  
   
Bonus
$299.00 - $4,805  
Total Pay (?
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$27,573 - $65,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $30.21  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $44.70  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$299.00 - $4,805  
   
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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$27,573 - $65,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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About Miami, Florida

Miami-Dade County, Florida
440,989
Male:
215,840 (48.9%)
Female:
225,149 (51.1%)
Miami (/maɪˈæmi/; Spanish pronunciation: [miˈami]) is a seaport city at the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Florida and its Atlantic coast. As the seat of Miami-Dade County, the municipality is the principal, central, and most populous of its metropolitan area and part of the second-most populous metropolis in the southeastern United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Miami's metro area is the eighth-most populous and fourth-largest urban area in the U.S., with a population of around 5.5 million. Miami is a major center, and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, the arts, and international trade. In 2012, Miami was classified as an Alpha−World City in the World Cities Study Group's inventory. In 2010, Miami ranked seventh in the United States in terms of finance, commerce, culture, entertainment, fashion, education, and other sectors. It ranked 33rd among global cities. In 2008, Forbes magazine ranked Miami "America's Cleanest City",...
Miami:
$29,989
Florida:
$49,426
$1,020
Miami:
$286,600
Florida:
$179,800
4.5%

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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 $32,000 based on 47 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 $41,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 19 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 $59,000 based on 29 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲38%

▲35%

National Average
$42,000

▼2%

▼24%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 36%