Average Legal Assistant with Document Management Skills Salary in New York, New York

$47,560
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$512
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Document Management skills in New York, New York is $47,560.
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$32k
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$48k
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MEDIAN $47,560
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Salary
$32k - $76k
Bonus
$180 - $20k
Total Pay
$30k - $72k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $41,358 based on 9 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,377 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,977 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,058 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,250.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 20.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (12.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (8.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.5%
Early Career
46.6%
Mid Career
15.5%
Experienced
10.3%
Late Career
12.1%