Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Microsoft Office Skills Salary

$49,202
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,018
Bonus
$2,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Microsoft Office skills is $49,202.
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$34k
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MEDIAN $49,202
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Salary
$34k - $67k
Bonus
$300 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $3k
Total Pay
$31k - $65k

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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
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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 and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, 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 $34,444 based on 181 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,316 based on 799 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,901 based on 299 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,725.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 35.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (32.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (30.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (28.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,513 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.0%
Early Career
52.8%
Mid Career
19.8%
Late Career
15.5%