Average Early-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Charlotte, North Carolina

$34,927
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$1,011
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant in Charlotte, North Carolina is $34,927.
10%
$29k
MEDIAN
$35k
90%
$51k
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$29k - $51k
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$306 - $3k
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$25k - $45k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Drafting Correspondence and Document Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration, 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 $32,000 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,693 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,072 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,713.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 31.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (26.8% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (25.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 52 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.2%
Mid Career
23.1%
Experienced
23.1%
Late Career
32.7%