Average Legal Assistant Salary at U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)

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The average salary for a Legal Assistant at U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) is $46,391.
MEDIAN $46,391
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$42k - $53k
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$41k - $55k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Legal Assistant are from the companies FosterQuan, LLP, Morgan & Morgan and Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $54,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C. and Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, earning around $46,100 and $43,977, respectively. Manley, Deas, Kochalski LLC pays the lowest at around $31,595. Family Law Office and Morgan & Morgan also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $32,000 and $38,442, respectively.

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Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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