The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Case Management skills in Cleveland, Ohio is $51,000.
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Job Description for Legal Assistant
A legal assistant, also called a paralegal, works either with individual lawyers at a firm or with legal teams. He or she helps lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, searching through documents and evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before and during trial proceedings. One of the key roles of a legal assistant is to help lawyers with preparing and prioritizing evidence. A legal assistant is typically tasked with looking through th…Read more
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant
Filing Court Documents
Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.
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 $40,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,685 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $51,450.
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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 27.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (25.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (23.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (13.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.8% less).
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