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Average Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$16.57
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$1,224
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills in Houston, Texas is $16.57.
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$12.30
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$16.57
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$23.02
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

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 $13.83 based on 17 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.80 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.57 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.00 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 25.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (2.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (4.6% less), San Diego, California (1.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 128 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.3%
Early Career
42.2%
Mid Career
14.8%
Experienced
18.8%
Late Career
10.9%