Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Hourly Pay

$17.54
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,007
Bonus
$1,650
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills is $17.54.
10%
$13.45
10%
$17.54
50%
$23.49
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90%
MEDIAN $17.54
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $23
Bonus
$200 - $4,784
Profit Sharing
$1,323 - $3,931
Total Pay
$30,158 - $56,189

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $14.66 based on 656 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.24 based on 1,534 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.65 based on 673 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 44.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (22.9% more) and San Diego, California (18.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (6.4% less) and Los Angeles, California (3.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,433 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.1%
Early Career
44.7%
Experienced
19.6%
Late Career
16.6%