$44,102
Avg. Salary
$16.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,974

Bonus

$1,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Microsoft Excel skills is $16.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Microsoft Excel skills is $44,102 per year.

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$0$56K
Salary $32,428 - $54,840
Bonus $1,974
Profit Sharing $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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$27,174 - $56,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $12.15 - $26.89
Overtime $25.94
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $1,974
Profit Sharing $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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$27,174 - $56,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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 Job Listings

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 34%