Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word Skills Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$51,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $51,000.
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$43k
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$51k
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$64k
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MEDIAN $51,000
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$43k - $64k
Total Pay
$38k - $63k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

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Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents and Typing 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 $32,000 based on 9 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,037 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,446 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,921.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (27.3% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (19.9% less) and Fort Lauderdale, Florida (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.3%
Early Career
39.4%
Mid Career
18.2%
Late Career
15.2%