$41,203
Avg. Salary
$16.95
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,005

Bonus

$3,473

Profit Sharing

$1,965

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills is $16.95 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills is $41,203 per year.

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$13.07
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$16.95
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MEDIAN $41,203
$30,401 - $58,879
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MEDIAN: $41,203
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$0$58K
Salary $30,401 - $58,879
Bonus $247 - $4,862
Profit Sharing $515 - $9,696
Commission $1,965
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,874 - $53,509
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 406
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $13.07 - $22.26
Overtime $20.25 - $51.34
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $247 - $4,862
Commission $1,965
Profit Sharing $515 - $9,696
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,874 - $53,509
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 506

Job Description for Legal Assistant

A legal assistant, also called a paralegal, works either with individual lawyers at a firm or with legal teams. He or she helps lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, searching through documents and evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before and during trial proceedings. One of the key roles of a legal assistant is to help lawyers with preparing and prioritizing evidence. A legal assistant is typically tasked with looking through this potential evidence, marking passages and pages for further study by case attorneys. The legal assistant may also be tasked with providing reports and summaries of the evidence for circulation among the legal team.

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 230 votes.
5-9 years
76%
10-19 years
24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 42%