Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$46,831
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$3,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Filing skills in Houston, Texas is $46,831.
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management.

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 $26,500 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,500 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,676 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,990.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 54.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (28.1% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (14.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (9.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.7%
Early Career
52.8%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
13.9%