Legal Assistant in Morristown, New Jersey Salary

The average pay for a Legal Assistant in Morristown, New Jersey is $53,476 per year. A skill in Notary is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$30,913 - $67,871
$31K
$53K
$68K
MEDIAN: $53,476
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$19.65 - $30.78
$28
MEDIAN: $27.50
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,913 - $67,871  
   
Bonus
$1,750  
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$30,450 - $66,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$27.50  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,750  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,450 - $66,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Morristown, New Jersey

Morris County, New Jersey
18,580
Male:
9,151 (49.3%)
Female:
9,429 (50.7%)
Morristown is a town in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the town's population was 18,411, reflecting a decline of 133 (-0.7%) from the 18,544 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,355 (+14.5%) from the 16,189 counted in the 1990 Census. It is the county seat of Morris County. Morristown has been called "the military capital of the American Revolution" because of its strategic role in the war for independence from Great Britain. Today this history is visible in a variety of locations throughout the town that collectively make up Morristown National Historical Park. According to British colonial records, the first permanent European settlement at Morristown occurred in 1715, when a settlement was founded as New Hanover by migrants from New York and Connecticut. Morris County was created on March 15, 1739, from portions of Hunterdon County. The county,...
Morristown:
$75,696
New Jersey:
$72,062
$1,489
Morristown:
$398,900
New Jersey:
$319,900
3.8%

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
42%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

National Average
$54,000

Experienced
▼6%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Notary
▲14%

Filing Court Documents
▲9%

Microsoft Office
▲6%

Document Preparation
▲1%

Drafting Correspondence
▲1%

Client Interaction
▲1%

Typing
▲1%

National Average
$54,000

Document Management
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 20%
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