The average salary for a Paralegal / Legal Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $40,147 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Office and Litigation Case Management. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,361 - $62,625  
   
Bonus
$255.32 - $3,048  
Profit Sharing
$900  
Total Pay (?
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$27,189 - $66,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.00  
   
Overtime
$48.00  
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Bonus
$255.32 - $3,048  
   
Profit Sharing
$900  
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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$27,189 - $66,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Experience Affects Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 31%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 12%

Document Management
up arrow 9%

National Average
$41,000

Document Preparation
up arrow 4%

Client Interaction
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%

Typing
up arrow 24%

Case Management
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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