Average Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills Salary in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

$46,651
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$1,017
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is $46,651.
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MEDIAN $46,651
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Salary
$35k - $62k
Bonus
$493 - $3k
Total Pay
$32k - $61k

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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
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, Typing and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,379 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,972 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,066 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,129.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 16.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.2% less), Houston, Texas (6.7% less) and Portland, Oregon (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Early Career
28.1%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
28.1%