Average Legal Assistant Hourly Pay

$16.86
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$12.38
MEDIAN
$16.86
90%
$25.21

The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant is $16.86

Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
Bonus
$297 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$503 - $5k
Commission
$636 - $10k
Total Pay
$28k - $62k
Is Average Legal Assistant Hourly Pay your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
EXPLORE BY:

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

What Do Legal Assistants Do?

Find your market worth – how it works:

Job Satisfaction for Legal Assistant

3.8 out of 5
(1,632)
Highly Satisfied
201Reviews
Based on 1,632 responses, the job of Legal Assistant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.83 out of 5. On average, Legal Assistants are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
90.0%
Male
9.3%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 4,901 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

58%

Dental

41%

Vision

33%

None

41%