Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Cleveland, Ohio

$40,236
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$500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Cleveland, Ohio is $40,236.
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$32k
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$40k
90%
$49k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,427 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,200 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,000.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.8% more) and New York, New York (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.6% less), Dallas, Texas (4.3% less) and Portland, Oregon (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Mid Career
27.8%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
38.9%