Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$40,112
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$625
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $40,112.
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$29k
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$40k
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$51k
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$29k - $51k
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$26k - $48k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Typing and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence, Case Management and Client Interaction.

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 $34,000 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,549 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,194 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,748.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.2% more) and New York, New York (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 51 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.7%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
29.4%
Late Career
21.6%