The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant at Legal Firm is $14.00.
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?
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 th…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Legal Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Legal Assistant are from the companies Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, FosterQuan, LLP and Morgan & Morgan. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $25.47. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP and Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C., earning around $24.80 and $22.30, respectively. Family Law Office pays the lowest at around $13.00. Manley, Deas, Kochalski LLC and Morgan & Morgan also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.40 and $17.21, respectively.
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Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?
Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Preparation and Client Interaction.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 5 survey responses.