Experienced Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salary

Pay for Experienced Legal Assistants sits in the ballpark of $51K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one in three lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and slightly less than one-half have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,050 - $71,756
$35K
$51K
$72K
MEDIAN: $50,530
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$14.29 - $30.07
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$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.04
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$0$71K
Salary $35,050 - $71,756
Bonus $501 - $5,068
Profit Sharing $3,500
Total Pay (?
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$33,364 - $70,789
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 145
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $14.29 - $30.07
Overtime $9.47 - $50.11
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $501 - $5,068
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$33,364 - $70,789
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72

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Key Stats for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Skills That Affect Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Online Research
▲12%

Litigation Case Management
▲8%

Document Management
▲6%

Legal Research
▲6%

Client Interaction
▲4%

Document Preparation
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

Typing
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Case Management
▼1%

Drafting Correspondence
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%

Filing Court Documents
▼3%

Office Administration
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 34%
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