Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $54,848 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$36,500 - $73,433
$36K
$55K
$73K
MEDIAN: $54,848
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$13.24 - $18.00
$16
MEDIAN: $15.72
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Salary
$36,500 - $73,433  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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$26,953 - $72,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Hourly Rate
$15.72  
   
Overtime
$52.81  
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$26,953 - $72,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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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 $40,000 based on 9 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 $46,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 7 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 $69,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 8%