Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word Skills Salary

$55,702
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,013
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word skills is $55,702.
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MEDIAN $55,702
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Salary
$40k - $75k
Bonus
$197 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $5k
Total Pay
$38k - $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 popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Drafting Correspondence, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents 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 $34,583 based on 119 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,843 based on 656 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,896 based on 251 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,692 based on 280 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 45.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (30.2% more) and Miami, Florida (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (14.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,306 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.1%
Early Career
50.2%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
21.4%