Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Hourly Pay

$14.33
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$507
Bonus
$3,000
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills is $14.33.
10%
$10.27
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$14.33
90%
$18.68
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $19
Bonus
$50 - $2,058
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,000
Total Pay
$22,502 - $42,841

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.07 based on 1,735 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.57 based on 728 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.56 based on 808 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 46.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (18.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Forest, Mississippi (33.7% less) and Houston, Texas (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,126 survey responses.
Early Career
42.1%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
19.6%
Late Career
20.7%