Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary

$49,473
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,189
Bonus
$2,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills is $49,473.
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MEDIAN $49,473
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Salary
$34k - $67k
Bonus
$302 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$986 - $6k
Total Pay
$32k - $67k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Drafting Correspondence, 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 $34,700 based on 761 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,282 based on 1,732 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,694 based on 886 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,915.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 45.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (18.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (14.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,127 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.4%
Early Career
42.0%
Mid Career
21.5%
Late Career
18.1%