Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Dallas, Texas

$50,000
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$1,250
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant in Dallas, Texas is $50,000.
10%
$33k
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$50k
90%
$65k
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$33k - $65k
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$489 - $5k
Total Pay
$32k - $62k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Office Administration and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing Court Documents and 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 $36,759 based on 21 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,520 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,498 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,327.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (11.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (2.9% less), Houston, Texas (2.6% less) and New York, New York (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 186 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.3%
Early Career
52.7%
Experienced
21.5%
Late Career
14.5%