Average Experienced Legal Assistant Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$55,293
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,650
Bonus
$1,179
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $55,293.
10%
$38k
MEDIAN
$55k
90%
$68k
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$38k - $68k
Bonus
$766 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$40k - $69k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction, Typing and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $37,500 based on 11 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,809 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,950 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,512.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.8% more) and Houston, Texas (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (21.3% less), Dallas, Texas (1.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 135 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.1%
Early Career
40.7%
Mid Career
18.5%
Late Career
32.6%