Average Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$42,069
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,007
Bonus
$4,250
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $42,069.
10%
$31k
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$42k
90%
$68k
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$31k - $68k
Bonus
$153 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$27k - $65k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Filing Court Documents, Typing and Drafting Correspondence 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 $32,556 based on 7 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,112 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,961 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,072 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,748.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (21.7% more) and Houston, Texas (17.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 94 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
42.6%
Mid Career
19.1%
Experienced
19.1%
Late Career
11.7%