Average Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$21.47
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$1,530
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills in Seattle, Washington is $21.47.
10%
$16.35
10%
$21.47
50%
$26.32
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90%
MEDIAN $21.47
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $26
Bonus
$199 - $4,848
Total Pay
$35,842 - $65,550

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $20.56 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.36 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.96 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.57 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 0.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (28.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (28.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (27.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 65 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.7%
Early Career
66.2%
Mid Career
13.8%
Experienced
12.3%