Average Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Salary in New York, New York

$48,393
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills in New York, New York is $48,393.
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MEDIAN $48,393
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$34k - $75k
Total Pay
$31k - $72k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

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Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $40,059 based on 14 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,998 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,495 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,895 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,066.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 15.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (17.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (16.6% less) and Houston, Texas (10.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 124 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.3%
Early Career
53.2%
Mid Career
6.5%
Experienced
15.3%
Late Career
13.7%