An Entry-Level Legal Assistant in New York, New York earns an average salary of $41,349 per year.

$29,479 - $55,385
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,348
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$10.75 - $27.78
(Median)
$11
$16
$28
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,479 - $55,385  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $3,064  
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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$26,544 - $55,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.75 - $27.78  
   
Overtime
$20.27 - $42.31  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$97.87 - $3,064  
   
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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$26,544 - $55,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Management
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
0%

National Average
$40,000

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 5%

Organizing
up arrow 5%

Filing
up arrow 6%

Client Interaction
up arrow 11%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 16%

Customer Service
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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