Average Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word Skills Hourly Pay

$15.89
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$993
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$2,500
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word skills is $15.89.
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$11.81
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.68 based on 82 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.81 based on 508 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.02 based on 191 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.62 based on 191 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 25.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (8.9% more) and New York, New York (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (6.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (5.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,199 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.8%
Early Career
42.4%
Mid Career
15.9%
Experienced
15.9%
Late Career
18.9%