Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Typing Skills Salary in New York, New York

$72,950
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$1,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Typing skills in New York, New York is $72,950.
25%
$64k
25%
$73k
50%
$79k
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MEDIAN $72,950
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Salary
$64k - $79k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$54k - $111k

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

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction, Office Administration 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 $40,322 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,622 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,572 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,634.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (36.6% less), Dallas, Texas (30.8% less) and Houston, Texas (24.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.3%
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
10.3%
Late Career
29.3%