Average Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

$53,178
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$1,030
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is $53,178.
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MEDIAN $53,178
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$35k - $66k
Bonus
$502 - $6k
Total Pay
$30k - $66k

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Legal Assistant
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Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management, Typing, Scheduling and Client Interaction.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $37,498 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,735 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,261 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,327.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 1.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (9.5% less), Miami, Florida (8.8% less) and New York, New York (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Early Career
24.1%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
20.7%
Late Career
34.5%