A Legal Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $46,872 per year. A skill in Transcription is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,597 - $69,921
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$47K
$70K
MEDIAN: $46,872
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$12.89 - $25.82
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$26
MEDIAN: $17.28
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,597 - $69,921  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $5,081  
Total Pay (?
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$27,671 - $66,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.89 - $25.82  
   
Overtime
$25.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $5,081  
   
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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$27,671 - $66,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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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
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%


Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Transcription
up arrow 32%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 10%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%


Case Management
0%

National Average
$40,000

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Document Management
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 6%

Organizing
up arrow 6%

Scheduling
up arrow 11%

Client Interaction
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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