Average Legal Assistant Salary in Richmond, Virginia

$43,034
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,200
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Richmond, Virginia is $43,034.
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$30k
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$43k
90%
$64k
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$30k - $64k
Bonus
$507 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$28k - $62k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Drafting Correspondence and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration, 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 $36,500 based on 10 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,337 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,008 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,381.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 25.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.5% more) and Portland, Oregon (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 57 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.5%
Early Career
35.1%
Experienced
10.5%
Late Career
36.8%