Average Legal Assistant Salary in St. Louis, Missouri

$41,449
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$1,200
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant in St. Louis, Missouri is $41,449.
10%
$30k
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$41k
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$57k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $31,492 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,312 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,263 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $48,589.
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 (26.0% more) and Portland, Oregon (25.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 62 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.7%
Early Career
32.3%
Mid Career
14.5%
Experienced
22.6%
Late Career
21.0%