A Legal Assistant earns an average salary of €24,576 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

€18,452 - €41,264
€18K
€25K
€41K
MEDIAN: €24,576
10%
50%
90%
€9.83 - €14.00
€12
MEDIAN: €11.83
50%
€0€43K
Salary €18,452 - €41,264
Bonus €0.00 - €4,596
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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€18,503 - €43,631
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data €0€13
Hourly Rate €11.83
Overtime €13.00
Annual Data €0€43K
Bonus €0.00 - €4,596
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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€18,503 - €43,631
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Legal Assistant

A legal assistant, also called a paralegal, works either with individual lawyers at a firm or with legal teams. He or she helps lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, searching through documents and evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before and during trial proceedings. One of the key roles of a legal assistant is to help lawyers with preparing and prioritizing evidence. A legal assistant is typically tasked with looking through this potential evidence, marking passages and pages for further study by case attorneys. The legal assistant may also be tasked with providing reports and summaries of the evidence for circulation among the legal team.

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Legal Assistant Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

Legal Assistant Pay By Employer

$0$59K

Small Law Firm
19 profiles
$27,571

FosterQuan, LLP
14 profiles
$36,590

$30,887

Brock and Scott
8 profiles
$32,375

$24,942

Amazon.com Inc
6 profiles
$51,256

$27,278

$39,520

$39,715

$58,983

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €24,609

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲36%

▲30%

National Average
€25,000

▼4%

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 79%