Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in Dallas, Texas

$17.46
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$1,017
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Dallas, Texas is $17.46.
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$978 - $1,965
Total Pay
$30,884 - $59,180

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $14.96 based on 7 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.27 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.16 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 28.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (20.8% more) and New York, New York (20.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (14.1% less) and Los Angeles, California (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 94 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
54.3%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
17.0%