Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Filing Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$13.32
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Filing skills in Houston, Texas is $13.32.
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$9.14
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$13.32
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$15.78
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Client Interaction, Document Preparation, Legal Research, Office Administration and Organizing are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $12.98 based on 19 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 67.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (8.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Forest, Mississippi (28.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
54.3%
Mid Career
14.3%
Experienced
17.1%
Late Career
14.3%