Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$39,115
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,433
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts is $39,115.
10%
$30k
MEDIAN
$39k
90%
$46k
Is Legal Assistant your job title? Find out what you should be paid

Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.

How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$30k - $46k
Bonus
$486 - $6k
Total Pay
$30k - $51k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,801 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,771 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,016 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,679.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (5.3% more) and New York, New York (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (12.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (9.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 130 survey responses.
Early Career
38.5%
Mid Career
8.5%
Experienced
18.5%
Late Career
34.6%