The average pay for a Legal Assistant in Kansas City, Missouri is $40,830 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Transcription is associated with high pay for this job.

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MEDIAN: $44,696
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Salary
$44,696  
   
Bonus
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$31,743 - $57,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Hourly Rate
$16.13  
   
Overtime
$26.89  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,743 - $57,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri
475,361
Male:
228,430 (48.1%)
Female:
246,931 (51.9%)
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 475,378 in 2015, making it the 36th largest city by population in the United States. It is the anchor city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri border. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon thereafter. Sitting on Missouri's western border, with Downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, the modern city encompasses some 319.03 square miles (826.3 km2), making it...
Kansas City:
$50,259
Missouri:
$50,238
$833
Kansas City:
$138,400
Missouri:
$147,800
3.5%

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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Transcription
up arrow 10%

National Average
$41,000

Document Preparation
up arrow 1%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 20%

Client Interaction
up arrow 22%

Case Management
up arrow 23%

Typing
up arrow 31%

Document Management
up arrow 33%

Filing
up arrow 37%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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