Average Experienced Legal Assistant Salary in Cleveland, Ohio

$44,175
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$3,250
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant in Cleveland, Ohio is $44,175.
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$34k
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$44k
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$59k
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MEDIAN $44,175
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$34k - $59k
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$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$33k - $59k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Filing Court Documents and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction 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 $0 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,373 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,181 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $45,896.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 52.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (37.5% more) and Houston, Texas (27.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 87 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
34.5%
Mid Career
24.1%
Late Career
35.6%