Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant Salary in Richmond, Virginia

$36,500
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$712
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant in Richmond, Virginia is $36,500.
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$37k
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$50k
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$20k - $50k
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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 $40,337 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,008 based on 5 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 26.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (12.9% more) and New York, New York (11.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (5.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Early Career
42.2%
Experienced
11.1%
Late Career
46.7%