An Experienced Legal Assistant earns an average salary of $48,213 per year.

$33,475 - $67,372
$33K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,213
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$14.03 - $27.57
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.35
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,475 - $67,372  
   
Bonus
$289.93 - $4,883  
Profit Sharing
$991 - $5,045  
Commission
$2,400  
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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$31,672 - $66,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 976
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.03 - $27.57  
   
Overtime
$21.54 - $52.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$289.93 - $4,883  
   
Commission
$2,400  
Profit Sharing
$991 - $5,045  
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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$31,672 - $66,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 656

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 268 votes.
080
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 268 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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