Average Late-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Houston, Texas

$60,298
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$2,023
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant in Houston, Texas is $60,298.
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$44k
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$60k
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$75k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document 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 $34,128 based on 37 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,343 based on 144 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,723 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,495 based on 62 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (19.8% more) and New York, New York (18.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.3% less), Miami, Florida (1.3% less) and Portland, Oregon (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 303 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.2%
Early Career
47.5%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
20.5%