A Late-Career Legal Assistant earns an average salary of $51,623 per year.

$36,199 - $71,634
(Median)
$36K
$52K
$72K
MEDIAN: $51,622
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90%

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$15.10 - $32.14
(Median)
$15
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,199 - $71,634  
   
Bonus
$245.97 - $4,810  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $7,948  
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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$34,435 - $72,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 905
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $32.14  
   
Overtime
$25.44 - $60.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$245.97 - $4,810  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $7,948  
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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$34,435 - $72,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 397
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,270

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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries


Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 1%

Document Management
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Transcription
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Case Management
0%

Word Processing
0%

National Average
$51,000

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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