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

$12.98
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$1,600
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Filing skills in Houston, Texas is $12.98.
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$9.16
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$12.98
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$19.57
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Case Management, Drafting Correspondence and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $13.32 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.49 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 54.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (32.4% more) and New York, New York (19.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (7.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.3%
Mid Career
22.7%
Experienced
27.3%
Late Career
22.7%