Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Hourly Pay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$14.65
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$1,050
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $14.65.
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$12.08
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$14.65
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$19.40
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
Bonus
$254 - $1,719
Total Pay
$26,842 - $52,697

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Case Management and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and Filing Court Documents.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.35 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.20 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 49.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (16.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
32.1%
Late Career
42.9%