Average Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in New York, New York

$48,189
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$990
Bonus
$6,250
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in New York, New York is $48,189.
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$66k
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MEDIAN $48,189
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Salary
$33k - $66k
Bonus
$478 - $2k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$31k - $67k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Office Administration and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management and 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 $39,278 based on 9 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,986 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,015 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,888.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 20.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.1% more) and Houston, Texas (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (8.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 91 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.9%
Early Career
39.6%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
18.7%
Late Career
14.3%