Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$14.72
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$500
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $14.72.
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$10.17
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$14.72
90%
$20.49
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$125 - $989
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$24,499 - $41,615

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Client Interaction and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word and Document Preparation.

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 $15.61 based on 81 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.48 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.00 based on 28 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 44.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (24.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (17.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 166 survey responses.
Early Career
48.8%
Mid Career
16.9%
Experienced
16.9%
Late Career
17.5%