Paralegal or Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Salary

A Paralegal or Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills earns an average wage of $16.42 per hour.

$29,292 - $74,371
$29K
$46K
$74K
MEDIAN: $45,908
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$11.70 - $26.68
$12
$16
$27
MEDIAN: $16.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,292 - $74,371  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
Total Pay (?
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$25,195 - $62,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.70 - $26.68  
   
Overtime
$35.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
   
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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$25,195 - $62,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal or Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal or Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal or Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal or Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Paralegal or Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 19 salaries. A Paralegal or Legal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal or Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Paralegal or Legal Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲46%

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲28%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 57%
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