A Legal Assistant in West Palm Beach, Florida earns an average salary of $46,183 per year.

$29,217 - $61,675
(Median)
$29K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $46,182
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$13.48 - $24.55
(Median)
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,217 - $61,675  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $8,940  
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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$29,071 - $60,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.48 - $24.55  
   
Overtime
$36.10  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$197.27 - $8,940  
   
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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$29,071 - $60,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%

Notary
up arrow 1%

Typing
0%

National Average
$42,000

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Document Management
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Filing
up arrow 11%

Document Preparation
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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