£18,463
Avg. Salary
£9.24
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Legal Assistant is £9.24 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Assistant is £18,463 per year.

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£7.06
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50%
£13.80
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MEDIAN £9.24
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£14k
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£27k
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MEDIAN £18,463
£14,158 - £27,002
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£27K
MEDIAN: £18,463
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£0£27K
Salary £14,158 - £27,002
Bonus £0.00 - £1,983
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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£14,277 - £27,456
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 507
Hourly Data £0£25
Hourly Rate £7.06 - £13.80
Overtime £0.00 - £25.53
Annual Data £0£27K
Bonus £0.00 - £1,983
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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£14,277 - £27,456
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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 Pay By Employer

$0$60K

FosterQuan, LLP
12 profiles
$36,572

Brock and Scott
10 profiles
$32,206

$31,660

$27,278

$43,680

$56,837

$40,040

$24,942

Legal Firm
6 profiles
$29,120

Amazon.com Inc
4 profiles
$55,250

Common Career Paths for Legal Assistant


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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 203 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 ₤20,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤22,000 based on 36 salaries. A 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 ₤20,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

18%

National Average: £18,592

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

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Q: What is it like working as a Legal Assistant?

Legal Assistant in Clevedon:
Pros: Nice cafes
Cons: Traffic

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲17%

Mid-Career
▲9%

▲8%

National Average
₤19,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Assistant
▲24%

Client Interaction
▲11%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲6%

Legal Research
▼0%

National Average
₤19,000



Document Preparation
▼9%

▼10%

Administration
▼10%

Legal Compliance
▼14%

law degree
▼23%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 75%