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Average Late-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$64,174
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$200
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $64,174.
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$39k
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$64k
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$75k
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

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 $38,289 based on 15 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,160 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,572 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,029 based on 26 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 13.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10.7% less), Miami, Florida (7.7% less) and Portland, Oregon (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 133 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.3%
Early Career
51.9%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
19.5%