Average Experienced Legal Assistant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$55,122
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $55,122.
10%
$36k
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$55k
90%
$71k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling 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 $33,155 based on 22 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,213 based on 85 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,724 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,143.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.2% more) and Miami, Florida (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (21.1% less), Dallas, Texas (1.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 168 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.1%
Early Career
50.6%
Mid Career
18.5%
Late Career
17.9%