$54,023
Avg. Salary
$22.59
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,161

Bonus

$1,502

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Word Processing skills is $22.59 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Word Processing skills is $54,023 per year.

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$15.43
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MEDIAN $54,023
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$0$77K
Salary $36,996 - $77,068
Bonus $242 - $4,596
Profit Sharing $1,502
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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$35,549 - $74,971
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 138
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $15.43 - $31.59
Overtime $27.18 - $62.55
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $242 - $4,596
Profit Sharing $1,502
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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$35,549 - $74,971
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 85

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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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 33%