Average Early-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$43,801
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$509
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts is $43,801.
10%
$30k
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$44k
90%
$53k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $39,115 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,195 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,356 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,227.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 4.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (1.4% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (14.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (9.2% less) and Houston, Texas (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 103 survey responses.
Entry Level
22.3%
Mid Career
10.7%
Experienced
23.3%
Late Career
43.7%