$49,072
Avg. Salary
$19.72
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,129

Bonus

$2,350

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
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The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills is $19.72 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills is $49,072 per year.

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$14.72
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$19.72
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$27.90
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MEDIAN $49,072
$33,574 - $65,486
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MEDIAN: $49,072
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$0$65K
Salary $33,574 - $65,486
Bonus $298 - $4,952
Profit Sharing $776 - $3,472
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,749 - $65,679
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 394
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $14.72 - $27.90
Overtime $22.86 - $51.69
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $298 - $4,952
Profit Sharing $776 - $3,472
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,749 - $65,679
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 340

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 this potential evidence, marking passages and pages for further study by case attorneys. The legal assistant may also be tasked with providing reports and summaries of the evidence for circulation among the legal team.

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Legal Assistant Tasks
  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 191 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 191 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 31%