Average Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$49,186
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$1,500
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $49,186.
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MEDIAN $49,186
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$34k - $84k
Bonus
$204 - $6k
Total Pay
$32k - $85k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management and 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 $43,433 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,814 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,892.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 11.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (6.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.2%
Early Career
38.5%
Late Career
42.3%