Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in Austin, Texas

$16.12
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$1,024
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Austin, Texas is $16.12.
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$13.57
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$16.12
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$21.39
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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, Office Administration and Client Interaction.

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 $15.17 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.25 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.00 based on 17 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 27.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (8.6% less), Dallas, Texas (5.3% less) and Portland, Oregon (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 42 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.7%
Mid Career
19.0%
Experienced
40.5%
Late Career
23.8%