Legislative Assistant Salary

The average salary for a Legislative Assistant is $40,203 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
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$29,813 - $60,314

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$10.03 - $24.15

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,813 - $60,314  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,083  
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$29,116 - $59,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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$10.03 - $24.15  
   
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$0.00 - $5,083  
   
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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$29,116 - $59,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Job Description for Legislative Assistant

Legislative assistants are in charge of facilitating and providing support to legislators during the law creation process, as well as performing other administrative duties. They are responsible for completing different writing tasks and analyzing drafts to make sure they meet legislative standards.

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Legislative Assistant Tasks

  • Track legislation and conduct research on legislative and policy issues.
  • Draft speeches, letters, and meeting notices and memos.
  • Perform administrative tasks that perpetuate the legislative process including phone answering, filing, and confirming event attendance.
  • Attend and document meetings on behalf of legislators.

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Experience Affects Legislative Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Legislative Assistant Salaries

Policy Analysis
up arrow 9%

Legislative Policy
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
0%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 9%
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