Average Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$42,996
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$1,024
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $42,996.
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$32k
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$43k
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$73k
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MEDIAN $42,996
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Salary
$32k - $73k
Bonus
$950 - $3k
Total Pay
$30k - $71k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 Document Management, Client Interaction and Document Preparation.

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 $34,750 based on 10 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,692 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,628 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,196 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,722.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 27.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (26.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (20.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.9%
Early Career
39.6%
Mid Career
11.3%
Experienced
18.9%
Late Career
11.3%