The average salary for a Legal Administrator is $61,677.
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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 coll…Read more
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Popular Skills for Legal Administrator
Human Resources (HR)
Legal Document Review
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 Document Review, Legal Compliance and Legal Administration.
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 $41,295 based on 10 salaries. An early career Legal Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,418 based on 104 salaries. A mid-career Legal Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,131 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Legal Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,103 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,777.
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Employees with Legal Administrator in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (11.3% more) and Denver, Colorado (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlottesville, Virginia (26.6% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (6.1% less) and Los Angeles, California (2.9% less).
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