Average Legal Administrator Salary

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The average salary for a Legal Administrator is $60,713.
MEDIAN $60,713
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$41k - $98k
$721 - $10k
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$979 - $7k
$0 - $5k
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$35k - $100k

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Job Description for Legal Administrator

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Legal Administrator
Legal Assistant
Contract Administrator
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Legal Administrator

Skills in Office Administration and Human Resources (HR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Administration, Legal Document Review and Legal Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Administrator

An entry-level Legal Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,628 based on 8 salaries. An early career Legal Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,913 based on 102 salaries. A mid-career Legal Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,436 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Legal Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,766 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,869.
Employees with Legal Administrator in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 13.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (8.3% more) and New York, New York (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlottesville, Virginia (25.4% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (2.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (1.3% less).

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