Average Legal Assistant Salary in Seattle, Washington

$51,186
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,164
Bonus
$1,500
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Seattle, Washington is $51,186.
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MEDIAN $51,186
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Salary
$36k - $71k
Bonus
$202 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$33k - $70k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Document Management and Case 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 $40,905 based on 74 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,919 based on 145 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,479 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,931 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,842.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 4.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (18.6% less), Dallas, Texas (10.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (5.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 342 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.6%
Early Career
42.4%
Mid Career
14.9%
Experienced
11.1%
Late Career
9.9%