Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Salary

$54,700
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,186
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills is $54,700.
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$38k
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MEDIAN $54,700
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Salary
$38k - $76k
Bonus
$258 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $6k
Total Pay
$34k - $75k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

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Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $35,393 based on 245 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,885 based on 1,350 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,982 based on 470 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,105 based on 435 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 38.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (26.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (13.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (17.7% less) and Portland, Oregon (13.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,500 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
54.0%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
17.4%