Average Early-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Richmond, Virginia

$40,337
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$950
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant in Richmond, Virginia is $40,337.
10%
$31k
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$40k
90%
$52k
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$31k - $52k
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$622 - $2k
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$28k - $52k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $36,500 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,008 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,381.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (7.0% less), Houston, Texas (1.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.0%
Experienced
16.2%
Late Career
56.8%