Legal Assistant in Cleveland, Ohio Salary

The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Cleveland, Ohio is $40,657 per year. A skill in Filing is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,274 - $57,344
$31K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,657
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$11.07 - $29.55
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MEDIAN: $17.85
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Salary
$31,274 - $57,344  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $3,091  
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$30,881 - $57,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $29.55  
   
Overtime
$22.82  
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Bonus
$97.87 - $3,091  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,881 - $57,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Cleveland, Ohio

Cuyahoga County, Ohio
388,059
Male:
186,436 (48.0%)
Female:
201,623 (52.0%)
Cleveland (/ˈkliːvlənd/ KLEEV-lənd) is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state. The city is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of the Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake shore, as well as being connected to numerous canals and railroad lines. Cleveland's economy has diversified sectors that include manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, and biomedical. Cleveland is also home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. As of the 2013 Census Estimate, the city proper had a total population of 390,113, making Cleveland the 48th largest city in the United States, and the second-largest city in Ohio after Columbus. Greater Cleveland, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, ranked 29th...
Cleveland:
$28,831
Ohio:
$51,075
$664
Cleveland:
$66,200
Ohio:
$136,400
10.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 14 salaries. A Legal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲16%

Mid-Career
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Filing
▲12%


Customer Service
▲2%

National Average
$40,000

Organizing
▼1%

Case Management
▼2%

Office Administration
▼4%

Scheduling
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Typing
▼9%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Litigation Case Management
▼10%

Document Management
▼12%

Filing Court Documents
▼12%

Drafting Correspondence
▼13%

Client Interaction
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 26%