Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in New York, New York

$42,838
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$983
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in New York, New York is $42,838.
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$31k
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$43k
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$52k
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$31k - $52k
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$28k - $53k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Drafting Correspondence and Client Interaction.

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 $39,278 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,015 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,139 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,107.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 4.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (3.8% more) and Houston, Texas (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (36.9% less), Dallas, Texas (13.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (12.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 52 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.3%
Mid Career
30.8%
Experienced
30.8%
Late Career
21.2%