Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$14.83
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$850
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $14.83.
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$12.15
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$14.83
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$18.87
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$12 - $19
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$509 - $1,474
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$26,503 - $41,465

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.75 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.39 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 38.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
31.3%
Late Career
43.8%