$60,062
Avg. Salary
$17.96
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,966

Bonus

$2,032

Profit Sharing

$9,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Legal Administrator is $17.96 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Administrator is $60,062 per year.

$12.86
10%
$17.96
50%
$31.44
90%
MEDIAN $17.96
$40k
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$60k
50%
$94k
90%
MEDIAN $60,062
$40,021 - $94,363
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MEDIAN: $60,062
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$0$96K
Salary $40,021 - $94,363
Bonus $734 - $8,940
Profit Sharing $979 - $8,170
Commission $9,000
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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$34,552 - $96,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 273
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $12.86 - $31.44
Overtime $21.88 - $48.48
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $734 - $8,940
Commission $9,000
Profit Sharing $979 - $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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$34,552 - $96,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

Job Description for Legal Administrator

A legal administrator works in a law office to help all operations run smoothly, and this job has a variety of duties and requires significant multitasking. Team work is important in this position, but many of the tasks are done independently and require a self-driven individual. The legal administrator may be in charge of accounting duties at the firm, such as forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis. Other general duties include keeping track of expenditures, carrying out billing and collections, and reporting taxes. Computer, typing, and ten key are important skills to have, as well.

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Popular Skills for Legal Administrator


Survey results show that Legal Administrators typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, facility with Human Resources and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 32 percent and 8 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Legal Compliance and Billing. Most people who know Human Resources also know Legal Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Legal Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 68 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Legal Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 55 salaries. A Legal Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 39 salaries.

Legal Administrator Reviews

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

Legal Administrator in Alhambra:
"Good food."
Pros: Near place of residence
Cons: Bad Drivers

Legal Administrator in Bristol:
"Bristol - Great Place to Work."
Pros: The people and the interaction
Cons: pay raises

Legal Administrator in San Diego:
"High cost of living, congested."
Pros: Beautiful weather.
Cons: Traffic, commute, cost of living, congestion.

Legal Administrator in Los Angeles:
"Beware of rude boss, infairness, no raise."
Make sure it's what you really want to do, that your passionate about the work you do and it's fulfilling. If you work for someone who puts you down get another job.

Legal Administrator in Anchorage:
"No travel, no advancement."
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Key Stats for Legal Administrator

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Legal Administrator Salaries

▲24%

▲21%

National Average
$58,000

▼2%

▼29%

Skills That Affect Legal Administrator Salaries



National Average
$58,000

Billing
▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 14%