Average Late-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Portland, Oregon

$59,577
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,528
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant in Portland, Oregon is $59,577.
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MEDIAN $59,577
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Salary
$45k - $72k
Bonus
$498 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$46k - $77k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $35,273 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,305 based on 91 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,955 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,964 based on 32 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 30.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (22.4% more) and New York, New York (20.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (1.0% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 168 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
54.2%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
19.0%