An Experienced Legal Assistant earns an average salary of $47,977 per year.

$33,401 - $66,581
(Median)
$33K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,976
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$13.93 - $27.19
(Median)
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,401 - $66,581  
   
Bonus
$255.12 - $4,895  
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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$31,669 - $65,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,000
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.93 - $27.19  
   
Overtime
$21.61 - $50.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$255.12 - $4,895  
   
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).
)
$31,669 - $65,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 633
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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries


Drafting Correspondence
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Microsoft Office
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Transcription
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National Average
$46,000

Document Preparation
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Filing Court Documents
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Document Management
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Scheduling
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Microsoft Word
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Organizing
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Filing
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Case Management
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Typing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 271 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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