Legal Assistant in Nashville, Tennessee Salary

The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Nashville, Tennessee is $38,274 per year. A skill in Filing Court Documents is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,618 - $58,175
$32K
$38K
$58K
MEDIAN: $38,274
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$16.00 - $27.00
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MEDIAN: $19.40
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Salary
$31,618 - $58,175  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,830  
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$32,539 - $58,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $27.00  
   
Overtime
$37.18  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,830  
   
Total Pay (?
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$32,539 - $58,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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About Nashville, Tennessee

Davidson County, Tennessee
626,681
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in the north central part of the state. The city is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and home to numerous colleges and universities. Reflecting the city's position in state government, Nashville is home to the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for Middle Tennessee. It is known as a center of the country music industry, earning it the nickname "Music City U.S.A." Since 1963, Nashville has had a consolidated city-county government which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system. Nashville is governed by a mayor, vice-mayor, and 40-member Metropolitan Council. Thirty-five of the members are elected from single-member districts; five are elected at-large. According to 2015 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total consolidated city-county population stood at 678,889. The "balance"...

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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 $36,000 based on 13 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 $38,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 10 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 $56,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Filing Court Documents
▲36%

Client Interaction
▲7%

Notary
▲6%

Drafting Correspondence
▲1%

National Average
$40,000

Document Preparation
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%

Document Management
▼2%

Office Administration
▼5%

Case Management
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Scheduling
▼11%

Typing
▼14%

Legal Research
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 17%
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