The average salary for a Legal Assistant in India is Rs 404,266.
MEDIAN Rs 404,266
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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 th…Read more
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant
Legal Document Review
Skills in Legal Compliance, Legal Document Review and Legal Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence and Document Preparation.
Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant
An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 380,074 based on 42 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 363,482 based on 144 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 514,449 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 700,000 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 600,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in New Delhi, Delhi earn an average of 27.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (25.8% more) and Pune, Maharashtra (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (32.0% less) and Delhi, Delhi (2.8% less).
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