Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Document Management Skills Hourly Pay

$14.13
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Document Management skills is $14.13.
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$10.20
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$14.13
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$18.96
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MEDIAN $14.13
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $19
Total Pay
$22,501 - $43,233

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.10 based on 1,038 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.71 based on 408 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.09 based on 440 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 41.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (25.3% more) and New York, New York (2.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,327 survey responses.
Early Career
44.6%
Mid Career
17.5%
Experienced
18.9%
Late Career
19.0%