Legal Assistant in Memphis, Tennessee Salary

The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Memphis, Tennessee is $35,734 per year. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$27,000 - $48,822
$27K
$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $35,734
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$12.16 - $20.55
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MEDIAN: $15.35
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,000 - $48,822  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$26,995 - $47,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $20.55  
   
Overtime
$22.26  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$1,250  
   
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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$26,995 - $47,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County, Tennessee
655,760
Male:
312,237 (47.6%)
Female:
343,523 (52.4%)
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee. It is the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2014 population of 1,317,314. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed by metropolitan Nashville. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. A resident of Memphis is referred to...
Memphis:
$36,908
Tennessee:
$47,275
$826
Memphis:
$94,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Experienced
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲14%

Document Preparation
▲3%

Filing Court Documents
▲1%

National Average
$36,000

Document Management
▼6%

Drafting Correspondence
▼11%

Case Management
▼12%

Office Administration
▼16%

Microsoft Office
▼16%

Customer Service
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 39%