Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Legal Research Skills Salary in New York, New York

$42,691
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$350
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Legal Research skills in New York, New York is $42,691.
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$40k
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$43k
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$58k
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$40k - $58k
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$41k - $47k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $40,268 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,761 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,908 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,012.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 87.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (46.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (28.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charleston, West Virginia (12.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.6%
Early Career
47.1%
Experienced
20.6%
Late Career
14.7%