Average Experienced Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in Dallas, Texas

$21.21
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$1,532
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Legal Assistant in Dallas, Texas is $21.21.
10%
$14.48
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$21.21
90%
$29.35
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $29
Bonus
$250 - $5,145
Total Pay
$36,301 - $72,985

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $13.37 based on 21 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.46 based on 98 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.62 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (15.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (15.1% less), Houston, Texas (13.9% less) and Miami, Florida (8.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 180 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.7%
Early Career
54.4%
Mid Career
18.9%
Late Career
15.0%