Average Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$54,393
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$1,179
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $54,393.
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$40k - $76k
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Total Pay
$28k - $70k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration, Client Interaction, Case Management 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 $40,976 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,500 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,064 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,234.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (11.8% less), New York, New York (11.4% less) and Portland, Oregon (4.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 56 survey responses.
Early Career
32.1%
Mid Career
16.1%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
26.8%