Average Early-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$39,075
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$650
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $39,075.
10%
$30k
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$39k
90%
$51k
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$30k - $51k
Bonus
$99 - $3k
Total Pay
$26k - $49k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Case Management, Typing and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $35,505 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,986 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,545 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,214.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 16.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.1% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 107 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.6%
Mid Career
26.2%
Experienced
27.1%
Late Career
27.1%