Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Typing Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Typing skills is $19.45.
MEDIAN $19.45
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $27
$206 - $4,972
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,800
Total Pay
$31,641 - $64,363

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $13.51 based on 540 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.69 based on 976 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.11 based on 457 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 New York, New York earn an average of 105.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (40.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (40.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.3% less).

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