The average pay for an Experienced Paralegal or Legal Assistant is $50,257 per year. A skill in Document Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,612 - $76,747
$31K
$50K
$77K
MEDIAN: $50,257
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90%

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$13.58 - $26.83
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,612 - $76,747  
   
Bonus
$397.32 - $4,530  
Profit Sharing
$4,075  
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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$30,543 - $74,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $26.83  
   
Overtime
$37.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$397.32 - $4,530  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,075  
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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$30,543 - $74,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Key Stats for Paralegal or Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
088
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Paralegal or Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Management
up arrow 13%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 7%

Legal Research
up arrow 6%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$50,000

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Typing
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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