Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Salary in New York, New York

$42,878
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$972
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills in New York, New York is $42,878.
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$32k
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$43k
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$60k
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$31k - $61k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Filing Court Documents, 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 $40,059 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,495 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,147 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,764.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 4.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (4.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (15.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (9.5% less) and Houston, Texas (7.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 60 survey responses.
Entry Level
28.3%
Mid Career
15.0%
Experienced
31.7%
Late Career
25.0%