Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills Salary in New York, New York

$41,086
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$700
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills in New York, New York is $41,086.
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence, Microsoft Word, Office Administration, Scheduling and Document Preparation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,252 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,073 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,982.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (5.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (18.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (18.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (18.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 89 survey responses.
Early Career
52.8%
Mid Career
16.9%
Experienced
15.7%
Late Career
14.6%