A Paralegal or Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills earns an average salary of $42,500 per year.

$24,731 - $73,688
(Median)
$25K
$42K
$74K
MEDIAN: $42,500
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90%

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$11.53 - $25.66
(Median)
$12
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,731 - $73,688  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,170  
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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$24,536 - $60,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$11.53 - $25.66  
   
Overtime
$18.10 - $59.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,170  
   
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).
)
$24,536 - $60,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Paralegal or Legal Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 44%

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 29%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
medical benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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