Entry-Level Legal Assistant in Tulsa Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant in Tulsa, Oklahoma is $11.61 per hour. A skill in Document Preparation is associated with high pay for this job.

$27,708 - $31,500
$29K
MEDIAN: $28,825
50%

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$9.80 - $15.63
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.29
10%
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90%

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$0$33K
Salary $28,825
Bonus $1,000
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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$21,903 - $33,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $9.80 - $15.63
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $20.52
Annual Data $0$33K
Bonus $1,000
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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$21,903 - $33,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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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Legal Assistant Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

About Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa County, Oklahoma
403,091
Male:
197,437 (49.0%)
Female:
205,654 (51.0%)
Tulsa /ˈtʌlsə/ is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States. As of July 2015, the population was 403,505, an increase of 11,599 over that reported in the 2010 Census. It is the principal municipality of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area, a region with 981,005 residents in the MSA and 1,151,172 in the CSA. The city serves as the county seat of Tulsa County, the most densely populated county in Oklahoma, with urban development extending into Osage, Rogers, and Wagoner counties. Tulsa was settled between 1828 and 1836 by the Lochapoka Band of Creek Native American tribe. For most of the 20th century, the city held the nickname "Oil Capital of the World" and played a major role as one of the most important hubs for the American oil industry. Once heavily dependent on the oil industry, economic downturn and subsequent diversification efforts created an...
Tulsa:
$43,322
Oklahoma:
$48,568
$768
Tulsa:
$133,700
Oklahoma:
$126,800
4.2%

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
85%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
▲2%

National Average
$30,000

Document Management
▼18%

Filing Court Documents
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 63%