Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$43,986
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$1,977
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $43,986.
10%
$34k
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$44k
90%
$56k
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$34k - $56k
Bonus
$503 - $4k
Total Pay
$31k - $58k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management, Client Interaction, Case Management 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 $35,505 based on 21 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,075 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,545 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,214.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 28.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (27.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (17.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 160 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.1%
Early Career
50.6%
Experienced
18.1%
Late Career
18.1%