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Average Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary in New York, New York

$48,738
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$966
Bonus
$6,250
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in New York, New York is $48,738.
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$36k
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$49k
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$71k
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and Office Administration.

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 $40,761 based on 9 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,906 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,735 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,466 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,887.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 10.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (12.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 99 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.1%
Early Career
51.5%
Mid Career
15.2%
Experienced
12.1%
Late Career
12.1%