Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$39,917
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$972
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $39,917.
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$28k
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$40k
90%
$48k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $36,000 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.9% more) and Houston, Texas (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (10.4% less), Dallas, Texas (9.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Entry Level
28.1%
Mid Career
34.4%
Experienced
37.5%