Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Salary in New York, New York

$65,256
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills in New York, New York is $65,256.
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Notary, Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction and Document Preparation.

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 $40,059 based on 15 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,877 based on 61 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,495 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,412.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (7.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (39.5% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (20.7% less) and Miami, Florida (16.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 102 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.7%
Early Career
59.8%
Mid Career
7.8%
Late Career
17.6%