Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in New York, New York

$47,015
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$750
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in New York, New York is $47,015.
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$36k
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$47k
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$65k
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$36k - $65k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management and Microsoft Office.

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 $39,278 based on 9 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,838 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,139 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,107.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 27.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (23.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (20.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (20.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 67 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.4%
Early Career
46.3%
Experienced
23.9%
Late Career
16.4%