A Legal Assistant in Cleveland, Ohio earns an average salary of $38,997 per year.

$30,067 - $58,569
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$39K
$59K
MEDIAN: $38,996
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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Salary
$30,067 - $58,569  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $3,915  
Total Pay (?
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$29,586 - $59,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.50  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
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Bonus
$-0.50 - $3,915  
   
Total Pay (?
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$29,586 - $59,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Organizing
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Typing
up arrow 5%

Filing
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Document Management
up arrow 11%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 12%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 12%

Notary
up arrow 16%

Client Interaction
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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