Average Legal Assistant Salary in Miami, Florida

$49,719
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,179
Bonus
$1,600
Commission
$3,500
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Miami, Florida is $49,719.
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$32k
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MEDIAN $49,719
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Salary
$32k - $64k
Bonus
$398 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Commission
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$27k - $66k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $30,837 based on 31 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,742 based on 77 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,539 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,246 based on 43 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,790.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 7.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.2% less), Dallas, Texas (8.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 241 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.9%
Early Career
32.0%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
17.8%
Late Career
17.0%