Average Legal Assistant Salary in Austin, Texas

$47,344
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,248
Bonus
$3,550
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Austin, Texas is $47,344.
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MEDIAN $47,344
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Salary
$30k - $69k
Bonus
$400 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$27k - $69k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence, Client Interaction, Document Management and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $33,860 based on 18 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,708 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,053 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,023 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,774.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (7.8% more) and Portland, Oregon (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (5.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 160 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.3%
Early Career
44.4%
Mid Career
11.9%
Experienced
17.5%
Late Career
15.0%