Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Hourly Pay

$17.46
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$1,001
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
$1,526
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills is $17.46.
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $24
Bonus
$201 - $3,092
Profit Sharing
$1,248 - $3,500
Commission
$0 - $3,000
Total Pay
$29,047 - $55,881
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

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 $14.60 based on 261 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.28 based on 1,373 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.46 based on 411 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 46.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (42.4% more) and New York, New York (34.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (14.1% less) and Los Angeles, California (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,412 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.8%
Early Career
56.9%
Experienced
17.0%
Late Career
15.2%