Legal Assistant in Austin, Texas Salary

Austin Legal Assistants can expect to earn an average of $47K per year. Work is enjoyable for Legal Assistants in Austin, Texas, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$35,234 - $62,186
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$47K
$62K
MEDIAN: $47,343
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$10.82 - $23.38
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Salary
$35,234 - $62,186  
   
Bonus
$307.67 - $5,051  
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$25,973 - $62,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Hourly Rate
$10.82 - $23.38  
   
Overtime
$33.96  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$307.67 - $5,051  
   
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$25,973 - $62,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Legal Assistants in Austin, Texas with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $37K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $44K. For Legal Assistants in Austin, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $48K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $51K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$46,000

▼4%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries


Case Management
▲9%

Legal Research
▲9%

Office Administration
▲7%

Organizing
▲7%





Notary
▲4%

Filing
▲3%

Typing
▲2%

National Average
$46,000

Litigation Case Management
▼4%

Scheduling
▼9%

Word Processing
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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