Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$48,970
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$1,015
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in Houston, Texas is $48,970.
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$39k
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$66k
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$39k - $66k
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$34k - $68k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence and Document Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management.

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. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,791 based on 20 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 San Diego, California earn an average of 22.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (18.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (15.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (23.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (9.5% less) and New York, New York (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 77 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.1%
Early Career
39.0%
Experienced
26.0%
Late Career
26.0%