Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills Hourly Pay

$13.94
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$500
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
$1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills is $13.94.
10%
$10.15
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$13.94
50%
$17.71
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90%
MEDIAN $13.94
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $18
Bonus
$198 - $2,023
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,000
Commission
$0 - $2,000
Total Pay
$22,015 - $41,366

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Office Administration and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing and Filing Court Documents.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.83 based on 1,951 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.94 based on 828 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.46 based on 801 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 55.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (27.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (9.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,158 survey responses.
Early Career
46.9%
Mid Career
19.9%
Experienced
19.3%
Late Career
13.9%