Average Legal Assistant with Document Management Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$16.94
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$1,026
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant with Document Management skills in Houston, Texas is $16.94.
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$11.70
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$16.94
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$24.42
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MEDIAN $16.94
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $24
Bonus
$149 - $8,877
Total Pay
$25,641 - $68,306

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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 Case Management and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction 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 $14.21 based on 8 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.13 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.00 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.60 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (15.9% less), Dallas, Texas (10.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 79 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.1%
Early Career
32.9%
Mid Career
15.2%
Experienced
24.1%
Late Career
17.7%