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

$15.05
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$1,010
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant in Houston, Texas is $15.05.
10%
$11.58
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$15.05
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$19.39
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
Bonus
$100 - $3,056
Total Pay
$26,005 - $47,642

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

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 $14.71 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.62 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.18 based on 64 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 34.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (28.9% more) and Portland, Oregon (9.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 210 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.6%
Mid Career
28.6%
Experienced
30.5%
Late Career
23.3%