Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Typing Skills Salary in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

$62,225
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Typing skills in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is $62,225.
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$54k
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$62k
50%
$65k
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MEDIAN $62,225
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$54k - $65k
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$52k - $70k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Drafting Correspondence, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,575 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,008 based on 4 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 31.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (15.1% more) and New York, New York (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (25.1% less), Houston, Texas (5.7% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Mid Career
63.6%
Experienced
36.4%