Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word Skills Salary in New York, New York

$57,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word skills in New York, New York is $57,500.
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MEDIAN $57,500
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$50k - $74k
Total Pay
$46k - $73k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Office Administration, Client Interaction and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing Court Documents.

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 $38,884 based on 13 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,305 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,500.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.9% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (29.0% less), Fort Lauderdale, Florida (14.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (11.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 42 survey responses.
Entry Level
31.0%
Early Career
47.6%
Late Career
21.4%