Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

$19.00
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$1,024
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant in Portland, Oregon is $19.00.
10%
$14.69
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$19.00
90%
$26.32
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $26
Bonus
$242 - $2,576
Total Pay
$35,474 - $63,229

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $14.81 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.41 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.03 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.3% more) and San Diego, California (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (8.8% less), Miami, Florida (7.9% less) and Houston, Texas (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 171 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Early Career
52.6%
Experienced
17.0%
Late Career
27.5%