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Average Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$15.60
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$1,199
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills in Houston, Texas is $15.60.
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$12.13
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$15.60
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$24.97
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

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 $14.59 based on 8 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.58 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.00 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.00 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 43.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (30.4% more) and New York, New York (24.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.5%
Early Career
48.4%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
9.4%
Late Career
10.9%