Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Salary

$48,918
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,020
Bonus
$2,150
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills is $48,918.
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$34k
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MEDIAN $48,918
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Salary
$34k - $69k
Bonus
$205 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$993 - $5k
Total Pay
$31k - $67k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Filing Court Documents and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, 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 $34,869 based on 662 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,623 based on 1,305 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,685 based on 528 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,929.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 43.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (37.6% more) and Houston, Texas (37.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,848 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.2%
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
18.5%
Late Career
12.4%