Average Early-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Albany, New York

$37,347
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$500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant in Albany, New York is $37,347.
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$26k
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$37k
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$48k
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,500 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,562.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 22.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (21.7% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (18.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Mid Career
46.7%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
36.7%