Average Legal Assistant Salary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$42,472
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$986
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $42,472.
10%
$30k
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$42k
90%
$62k
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$30k - $62k
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$27k - $60k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Drafting Correspondence and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing, Client Interaction 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 $33,410 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34,967 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,184 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,831.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (21.1% more) and Portland, Oregon (17.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.5%
Early Career
27.1%
Mid Career
14.6%
Experienced
20.8%
Late Career
25.0%