$54,750
Avg. Salary
$16.79
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Paralegal skills is $16.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Paralegal skills is $54,750 per year.

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Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $11.23 - $19.61
Overtime $26.35
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $512
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,960 - $55,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Legal Assistant

A legal assistant, also called a paralegal, works either with individual lawyers at a firm or with legal teams. He or she helps lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, searching through documents and evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before and during trial proceedings. One of the key roles of a legal assistant is to help lawyers with preparing and prioritizing evidence. A legal assistant is typically tasked with looking through this potential evidence, marking passages and pages for further study by case attorneys. The legal assistant may also be tasked with providing reports and summaries of the evidence for circulation among the legal team.

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 33%