$38,429
Avg. Salary
$18.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $18.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Assistant with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $38,429 per year.

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MEDIAN $38,429
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Salary $25,532 - $50,893
Bonus $350
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,084 - $47,087
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $18.00
Overtime $34.50
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $350
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,084 - $47,087
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Legal Assistant

A legal assistant, also called a paralegal, works either with individual lawyers at a firm or with legal teams. He or she helps lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, searching through documents and evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before and during trial proceedings. One of the key roles of a legal assistant is to help lawyers with preparing and prioritizing evidence. A legal assistant is typically tasked with looking through this potential evidence, marking passages and pages for further study by case attorneys. The legal assistant may also be tasked with providing reports and summaries of the evidence for circulation among the legal team.

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 30%