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Average Experienced Legal Assistant Salary in Denver, Colorado

$53,488
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$900
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant in Denver, Colorado is $53,488.
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$44k
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$53k
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$67k
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

Career Paths

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents, Case Management and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Litigation Case Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

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 $34,864 based on 11 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,010 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,557.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 25.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (15.0% more) and New York, New York (14.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 136 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.1%
Early Career
52.9%
Mid Career
14.7%
Late Career
24.3%