Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Microsoft Office Skills Hourly Pay

$16.51
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$1,007
Bonus
$1,221
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Microsoft Office skills is $16.51.
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$12.65
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$23.57
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $24
Bonus
$198 - $3,104
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,221
Total Pay
$28,347 - $54,721
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

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 $13.70 based on 151 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.81 based on 640 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.26 based on 284 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 Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 60.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (42.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (30.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (7.6% less), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (0.1% less) and New York, New York (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,252 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.1%
Early Career
51.1%
Experienced
22.7%
Late Career
14.1%