A Paralegal / Legal Assistant with Typing skills earns an average salary of $42,197 per year.

$29,684 - $64,105
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$64K
MEDIAN: $42,196
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$11.48 - $26.50
(Median)
$11
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,684 - $64,105  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$2,900  
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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$25,427 - $63,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $26.50  
   
Overtime
$20.67 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,900  
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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$25,427 - $63,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Experience Affects Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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