Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills Hourly Pay

$14.96
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$776
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills is $14.96.
10%
$11.11
MEDIAN
$14.96
90%
$19.91
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
Bonus
$103 - $3,055
Profit Sharing
$755 - $5,068
Commission
$690 - $9,000
Total Pay
$24,505 - $46,285

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence, Office Administration and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $14.30 based on 325 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.08 based on 715 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.62 based on 714 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 34.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.6% more) and New York, New York (7.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,446 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.3%
Mid Career
29.2%
Experienced
29.2%
Late Career
28.3%