Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary in New York, New York

$69,339
Avg. Salary
$512
Bonus
$6,250
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in New York, New York is $69,339.
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$55k
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$69k
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$103k
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$55k - $103k
Bonus
$488 - $2k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$56k - $107k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Typing and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing Court Documents and Office Administration.

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 $39,883 based on 10 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,653 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,757 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,777 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 17.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (18.2% less), Houston, Texas (12.0% less) and Miami, Florida (11.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 81 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.3%
Early Career
56.8%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
11.1%