Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Document Management Skills Salary

$53,578
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$4,125
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Document Management skills is $53,578.
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$39k
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MEDIAN $53,578
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$39k - $74k
Profit Sharing
$10 - $15k
Total Pay
$37k - $73k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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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, Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $34,991 based on 150 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,808 based on 1,038 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,325 based on 408 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,629 based on 440 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 15.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (15.7% more) and Houston, Texas (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (20.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,036 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
51.0%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
21.6%