Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Management Skills Salary in New York, New York

$41,070
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$180
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Management skills in New York, New York is $41,070.
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$41k
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$56k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Office Administration, Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

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 $40,593 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,977 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,108 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,250.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 7.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (19.4% less), Houston, Texas (14.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (13.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Entry Level
28.6%
Mid Career
32.1%
Experienced
21.4%
Late Career
17.9%