Average Legal Assistant Salary in Cleveland, Ohio

$41,270
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,011
Bonus
$3,250
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Cleveland, Ohio is $41,270.
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$32k
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$41k
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$58k
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MEDIAN $41,270
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Salary
$32k - $58k
Bonus
$250 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$31k - $56k

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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
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management and Document 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 $34,675 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,892 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,742 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,175 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $45,557.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 31.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (23.7% more) and Portland, Oregon (20.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 105 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.8%
Early Career
28.6%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
17.1%
Late Career
29.5%