Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Legal Intern is $15.39
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Interns?
An entry-level Legal Intern with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.93 based on 28 salaries. An early career Legal Intern with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.39 based on 77 salaries.
What Do Legal Interns Do?
Legal interns generally work in offices for law firms, though they may also work within legal departments of various businesses. These interns may work full-time if they have recently graduated from a law school, or part-time if they are still attending law school. They may either be paid or unpaid to obtain work experience.
Legal interns are tasked with assisting lawyers with their cases and the day-to-day operations of their employers. They spend a great deal of time researching prior …Read more
- Conduct research and draft legal documents.
- Enter data into databases and assist partners and clients with information retrieval.
- Answer phone calls and emails and ensure documents are appropriately managed.