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Average Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$50,805
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,015
Bonus
$1,400
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Seattle, Washington is $50,805.
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$38k
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$51k
90%
$74k
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

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 $40,985 based on 9 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,949 based on 92 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,273 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,099 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,295.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (18.7% less), Miami, Florida (5.8% less) and New York, New York (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 158 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
58.2%
Mid Career
15.8%
Experienced
9.5%
Late Career
10.8%