Average Experienced Legal Assistant Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$59,356
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$1,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts is $59,356.
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$44k
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$59k
90%
$83k
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$44k - $83k
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$700 - $4k
Total Pay
$45k - $86k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing Court Documents, Document Management, 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 $39,115 based on 23 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,801 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,195 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,227.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (26.7% less), Dallas, Texas (8.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 129 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.8%
Early Career
38.8%
Mid Career
8.5%
Late Career
34.9%