Average Late-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Seattle, Washington

$67,568
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant in Seattle, Washington is $67,568.
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$57k
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$68k
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$79k
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MEDIAN $67,568
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$57k - $79k
Total Pay
$58k - $82k

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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 Litigation Case Management, Drafting Correspondence, Case Management, Document Preparation and 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 $40,598 based on 34 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,789 based on 155 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,128 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,931 based on 30 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (7.9% more) and New York, New York (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (13.0% less), Houston, Texas (10.7% less) and Portland, Oregon (10.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 264 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.9%
Early Career
58.7%
Mid Career
17.0%
Experienced
11.4%