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Average Early-Career Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in Dallas, Texas

$16.93
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$1,200
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant in Dallas, Texas is $16.93.
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$12.76
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$16.93
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$22.61
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

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 $14.99 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.87 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.04 based on 35 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (14.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (7.7% less) and Portland, Oregon (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 117 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.7%
Mid Career
28.2%
Experienced
29.9%
Late Career
22.2%