Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$59,468
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$2,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word skills in Houston, Texas is $59,468.
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$57k
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$59k
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$63k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document 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 $26,491 based on 7 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28,966 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,267 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,112 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (26.0% more) and New York, New York (20.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (19.6% less) and Fort Lauderdale, Florida (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.4%
Early Career
44.7%
Mid Career
15.8%
Experienced
21.1%