Average Experienced Legal Assistant Salary in Austin, Texas

$56,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
$2,250
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant in Austin, Texas is $56,000.
10%
$43k
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$56k
90%
$73k
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$43k - $73k
Bonus
$965 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$40k - $86k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Filing Court Documents and Document 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 $31,213 based on 18 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,679 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,053 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,559.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 18.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.9% more) and Miami, Florida (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (22.3% less), Dallas, Texas (2.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 137 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.1%
Early Career
54.0%
Mid Career
15.3%
Late Career
17.5%