Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in Birmingham, Alabama

$15.86
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Birmingham, Alabama is $15.86.
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$10.48
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$15.86
75%
$17.48
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$296 - $1,987
Total Pay
$20,502 - $41,423

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $17.47 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.00 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 29.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (6.1% less), Dallas, Texas (3.3% less) and Portland, Oregon (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Mid Career
44.0%
Experienced
24.0%
Late Career
32.0%