Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Salary in New York, New York

$45,495
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$509
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills in New York, New York is $45,495.
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$40k
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$45k
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$69k
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$40k - $69k
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$39k - $79k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $40,059 based on 17 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,877 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,147 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,764.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (20.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.6% less), Los Angeles, California (8.9% less) and Houston, Texas (8.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 114 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.9%
Early Career
55.3%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
13.2%