Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Legal Research Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$18.87
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$1,250
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Legal Research skills in Houston, Texas is $18.87.
25%
$18.11
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$18.87
75%
$23.40
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$18 - $23
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$615 - $2,500
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$40,941 - $64,401

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $14.74 based on 10 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.24 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 3.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Entry Level
41.7%
Early Career
58.3%