Judicial Assistant Salary

Judicial Assistants in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $42K annually on average but can range from $30K to $71K per year. Most Judicial Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Judicial Assistants survey respondents are women (78 percent). Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,722 - $70,378
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MEDIAN: $41,021
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$13.64 - $27.89
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Salary $29,722 - $70,378
Total Pay (?
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$29,530 - $59,272
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $13.64 - $27.89
Overtime $42.00
Annual Data $0$59K
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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$29,530 - $59,272
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Judicial Assistant

Judicial assistants fill an administrative role in helping a judge, or group of judges, in local or state courts, and they are tasked with duties that do not typically require formal legal training, but are still of great importance to the efficient management of court activities within a jurisdiction.

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Pay by Experience Level for Judicial Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Judicial Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Judicial Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Judicial Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Judicial Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 24 salaries. A Judicial Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Judicial Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Judicial Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Judicial Assistant Salaries

Filing Court Documents
▲32%

Legal Document Review
▲9%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 5%