Legal Assistant in Austin, Texas Salary

Median pay for Legal Assistants in Austin, Texas lies in the neighborhood of $46K annually. While slightly less than a third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and just over two-fifths have dental, as well. Work is enjoyable for Austin Legal Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,933 - $66,082
$30K
$47K
$66K
MEDIAN: $46,799
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$11.56 - $24.27
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$0$70K
Salary $29,933 - $66,082
Bonus $608 - $6,312
Total Pay (?
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$25,876 - $70,274
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $11.56 - $24.27
Overtime $24.51 - $53.46
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $608 - $6,312
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,876 - $70,274
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 12 salaries. A Legal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$46,000

▼4%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries


Legal Research
▲9%

Case Management
▲8%

Organizing
▲7%

Office Administration
▲6%





Notary
▲3%

Typing
▲2%

Filing
▲2%

National Average
$46,000

Litigation Case Management
▼4%

Scheduling
▼9%

Word Processing
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 30%
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