Average Legal Assistant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$41,644
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,019
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $41,644.
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MEDIAN $41,644
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Salary
$30k - $69k
Bonus
$155 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$27k - $67k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents, Typing and Document Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $33,155 based on 56 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,478 based on 90 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,970 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,466 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,945.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 28.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (22.9% more) and Portland, Oregon (18.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 246 survey responses.
Entry Level
22.8%
Early Career
36.6%
Mid Career
15.4%
Experienced
16.3%
Late Career
8.9%