Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Typing Skills Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$56,972
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Typing skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $56,972.
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$53k
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$57k
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$62k
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MEDIAN $56,972
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$53k - $62k
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$42k - $66k

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,000 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $0 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,000.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (18.8% less), Kansas City, Missouri (17.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (11.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
44.8%
Mid Career
27.6%
Late Career
27.6%