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Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Document Management Skills Salary

$54,129
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$1,164
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Document Management skills is $54,129.
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

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 $35,075 based on 125 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,804 based on 714 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,079 based on 331 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,607 based on 309 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 31.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.4% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (19.2% less), Dallas, Texas (16.3% less) and Miami, Florida (3.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,479 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.5%
Early Career
48.3%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
20.9%