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Average Late-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Portland, Oregon

$60,245
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,000
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant in Portland, Oregon is $60,245.
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$45k
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$60k
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$75k
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

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 $35,159 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,940 based on 94 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,958 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,496 based on 42 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (20.6% more) and New York, New York (18.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4.9% less), Miami, Florida (0.6% less) and Houston, Texas (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 177 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
53.1%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
23.7%