Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary

$53,874
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,222
Bonus
$2,457
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills is $53,874.
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$38k
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$54k
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$76k
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MEDIAN $53,874
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Salary
$38k - $76k
Bonus
$296 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$507 - $11k
Total Pay
$37k - $74k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
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 Filing Court Documents and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $35,071 based on 656 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,980 based on 1,534 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,183 based on 703 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,430 based on 673 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 46.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (40.9% more) and New York, New York (28.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,566 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.4%
Early Career
43.0%
Mid Career
19.7%
Experienced
18.9%