Legal Office Administrator Salary (United States)

The larger portion of Legal Office Administrators in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $51,861 annually. The pay spectrum stretches from $28,158 to $93,178 per year. Health benefits are not claimed by all—about one-fourth lack any form of coverage—but most have medical insurance, and about half have dental, too. Most Legal Office Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Legal Office Administrator Salary (?
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$33,853 - $94,148
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MEDIAN: $55,821
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Legal Office Administrator Salary (?
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$9.98 - $28.74
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$33,853 - $94,148  
   
Bonus
$258.56 - $7,757  
Profit Sharing
$1,490 - $8,808  
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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$28,158 - $93,178  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 291
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $28.74  
   
Overtime
$10.44 - $43.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$258.56 - $7,757  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,490 - $8,808  
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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$28,158 - $93,178  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Job Description for Legal Office Administrator

  • Maintain personnel data and records, and conduct performance evaluations.
  • Coordinate events and meetings.
  • Recruit, hire, and train paralegals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Office Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Legal Office Administrators with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $39K; however, pay rises to approximately $53K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $63K after 10 to 20 years. After two decades on the job, Legal Office Administrators see salary growth dwindle, averaging $65K. The majority of Legal Office Administrators have only one to 10 years of practice in the field. Workers with 10 to 20 years make up the second biggest group followed by those with more than 20 years under their belt.

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Experience Affects Legal Office Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$52,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Legal Office Administrator Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 23%
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