Legal Assistant in Scottsdale Salary

A Legal Assistant in Scottsdale, Arizona earns an average wage of $18.00 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Client Interaction, Microsoft Office, and Document Preparation.

$34,827 - $47,500
$36K
MEDIAN: $36,313
50%

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$13.60 - $31.93
$14
$18
$32
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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$0$75K
Salary $36,313
Bonus $1,400
Total Pay (?
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$30,991 - $75,557
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $13.60 - $31.93
Overtime $42.60
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $1,400
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,991 - $75,557
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Legal Assistant

A legal assistant, also called a paralegal, works either with individual lawyers at a firm or with legal teams. He or she helps lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, searching through documents and evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before and during trial proceedings. One of the key roles of a legal assistant is to help lawyers with preparing and prioritizing evidence. A legal assistant is typically tasked with looking through this potential evidence, marking passages and pages for further study by case attorneys. The legal assistant may also be tasked with providing reports and summaries of the evidence for circulation among the legal team.

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Legal Assistant Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

About Scottsdale, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
236,844
Male:
115,712 (48.9%)
Female:
121,132 (51.1%)
Scottsdale (O'odham: Vaṣai S-vaṣonĭ; Yaqui: Eskatel) is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Named Scottsdale in 1894 after founder Winfield Scott and incorporated in 1951 with a population of 2000, the 2015 population of the city is estimated to be 236,839 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The New York Times described downtown Scottsdale as "a desert version of Miami's South Beach" and as having "plenty of late night partying and a buzzing hotel scene." Its slogan is "The West's Most Western Town." Scottsdale, 31 miles long and 11.4 miles wide at its widest point, shares boundaries with many other municipalities and entities. On the west, Scottsdale is bordered by Phoenix, Paradise Valley, and unincorporated Maricopa County land. Carefree is located along the western boundary, as well as sharing Scottsdale's northern boundary with the Tonto National Forest. To the south Scottsdale...
Scottsdale:
$75,346
Arizona:
$51,492
$1,143
Scottsdale:
$434,700
Arizona:
$194,300
2.1%

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Client Interaction
▲40%

Microsoft Office
▲19%

Document Preparation
▲17%

National Average
$44,000

Filing Court Documents
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 47%