Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$39,929
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$983
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $39,929.
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$32k
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$40k
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$43k
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$32k - $43k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Typing and Filing Court Documents 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 $37,500 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,628 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,586.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 16.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (14.0% more) and Portland, Oregon (13.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (19.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.7%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
27.6%
Late Career
31.0%