Average Late-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$67,299
Avg. Salary
$1,200
Bonus
$2,250
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $67,299.
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$41k
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$67k
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$77k
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MEDIAN $67,299
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Salary
$41k - $77k
Bonus
$200 - $2k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$41k - $78k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
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Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Typing, Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $41,970 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,122 based on 36 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 8.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (12.3% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12.2% less) and Portland, Oregon (11.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 174 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.6%
Early Career
48.9%
Mid Career
17.8%
Experienced
20.7%