Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills Salary in New York, New York

$41,049
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$1,008
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills in New York, New York is $41,049.
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$34k
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$41k
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$61k
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$34k - $61k
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$27k - $52k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $40,238 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,517 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,689.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 15.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.8% more) and Houston, Texas (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (12.8% less), Dallas, Texas (12.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 63 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.0%
Mid Career
27.0%
Experienced
25.4%
Late Career
20.6%