Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$14.17
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$300
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $14.17.
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$10 - $21
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$125 - $1,000
Total Pay
$23,832 - $41,445

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Client Interaction, Office Administration and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Microsoft Word.

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 $15.22 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.50 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 50.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (39.8% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (27.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 83 survey responses.
Early Career
49.4%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
16.9%
Late Career
13.3%