Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$14.89
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$1,021
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Houston, Texas is $14.89.
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$25,681 - $48,988

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $14.16 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.09 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 28 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 39.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (27.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (14.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 99 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.2%
Mid Career
30.3%
Experienced
28.3%
Late Career
26.3%