Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Austin, Texas

$47,040
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$1,048
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Austin, Texas is $47,040.
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$36k
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$47k
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$71k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $36,393 based on 7 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,472 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,460.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (19.0% more) and San Diego, California (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 59 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.9%
Early Career
42.4%
Experienced
28.8%
Late Career
16.9%