Average Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in Dallas, Texas

$16.55
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,200
Bonus
$3,288
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant in Dallas, Texas is $16.55.
10%
$11.03
10%
$16.55
50%
$24.42
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90%
MEDIAN $16.55
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $24
Bonus
$875 - $4,894
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,288
Total Pay
$25,653 - $61,695

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
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More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

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 $13.52 based on 51 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.45 based on 96 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.37 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.49 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 22.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (8.2% more) and New York, New York (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.4% less) and Houston, Texas (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 255 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.0%
Early Career
37.6%
Mid Career
14.5%
Experienced
18.4%
Late Career
9.4%