Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Austin, Texas

$50,000
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$1,100
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant in Austin, Texas is $50,000.
10%
$36k
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$50k
90%
$72k
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$36k - $72k
Bonus
$498 - $12k
Total Pay
$35k - $72k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Drafting Correspondence and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management, Document Preparation and Case 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 $33,000 based on 19 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,762 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,091.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (11.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (2.5% less), New York, New York (1.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 136 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.0%
Early Career
50.7%
Experienced
19.9%
Late Career
15.4%