Legal Assistant in Austin, Texas Salary

The average Austin Legal Assistant earns approximately $46K per year. More than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and nearly two in five claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Austin Legal Assistants. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,201 - $64,251
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$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,103
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$10.29 - $23.33
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$0$67K
Salary $30,201 - $64,251
Bonus $496.65 - $6,443
Total Pay (?
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$25,382 - $67,046
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $10.29 - $23.33
Overtime $38.97
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $496.65 - $6,443
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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$25,382 - $67,046
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

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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 $37,000 based on 27 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 $44,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 12 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 $51,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲14%

▲7%

National Average
$45,000

▼2%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries


Case Management
▲11%

Legal Research
▲11%

Organizing
▲9%

Office Administration
▲8%





Notary
▲5%

Typing
▲4%

Filing
▲4%

National Average
$45,000

Litigation Case Management
▼2%

Scheduling
▼7%

Word Processing
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 35%
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