Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$20.75
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$1,464
Bonus
$1,350
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Seattle, Washington is $20.75.
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$15.70
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$20.75
90%
$26.39
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $26
Bonus
$99 - $7,096
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,350
Total Pay
$34,539 - $61,452

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $19.90 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.68 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.61 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Mid Career
39.1%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
25.0%