Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$58,791
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$2,027
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in Houston, Texas is $58,791.
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$42k
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$59k
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$73k
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$34k - $76k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Case Management and Document Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence, 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 $35,562 based on 7 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,395 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,970 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,027.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 23.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (15.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (16.7% less), New York, New York (11.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (8.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.0%
Early Career
38.5%
Mid Career
26.9%
Late Career
25.6%