Average Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in Tacoma, Washington

$17.05
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$993
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant in Tacoma, Washington is $17.05.
10%
$14.55
10%
$17.05
50%
$27.30
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90%
MEDIAN $17.05
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $27
Bonus
$482 - $3,064
Total Pay
$30,840 - $56,513

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $15.55 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.50 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.28 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (5.3% more) and New York, New York (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (8.0% less), Dallas, Texas (2.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Early Career
42.1%
Mid Career
13.2%
Experienced
21.1%
Late Career
23.7%