Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

$14.91
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$1,350
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Portland, Oregon is $14.91.
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$12.85
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$14.91
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$18.46
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$13 - $18
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$194 - $4,122
Total Pay
$27,427 - $49,940

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Notary.

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 $18.00 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.02 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 47.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (29.6% more) and New York, New York (18.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (3.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Mid Career
46.7%
Experienced
23.3%
Late Career
30.0%