Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

$61,027
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$2,596
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is $61,027.
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$44k
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$68k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $35,000 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,735 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,637 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (3.0% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (3.3% less) and Denver, Colorado (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
40.0%
Mid Career
31.4%
Experienced
28.6%