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Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Typing Skills Salary in New York, New York

$43,470
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$1,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Typing skills in New York, New York is $43,470.
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

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 $40,322 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,572 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,542 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,634.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 6.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (26.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (17.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (13.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.1%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
22.6%
Late Career
41.9%