The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Nashville, Tennessee is $38,893 per year. A skill in Filing Court Documents is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,690 - $57,812
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MEDIAN: $38,892
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$13.28 - $29.36
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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$31,690 - $57,812  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,891  
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$31,826 - $58,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $29.36  
   
Overtime
$37.82  
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$-0.50 - $7,891  
   
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$31,826 - $58,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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

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

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 33%

Client Interaction
up arrow 8%

National Average
$40,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Document Management
up arrow 3%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 4%

Notary
up arrow 6%

Document Preparation
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Case Management
up arrow 9%

Office Administration
up arrow 9%

Scheduling
up arrow 12%

Typing
up arrow 15%

Legal Research
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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