Legislative Assistant Salary

A Legislative Assistant earns an average salary of $39,871 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
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$30,044 - $68,109
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$40K
$68K
MEDIAN: $40,494
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90%

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$14.72 - $20.20
$15
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MEDIAN: $17.11
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$0$68K
Salary $30,044 - $68,109
Bonus $246.58 - $10,137
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,473 - $65,659
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 110
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $14.72 - $20.20
Overtime $37.08
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $246.58 - $10,137
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,473 - $65,659
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Legislative Assistant

Legislative assistants are in charge of facilitating and providing support to legislators during the law creation process, as well as performing other administrative duties. They are responsible for completing different writing tasks and analyzing drafts to make sure they meet legislative standards.

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Legislative Assistant Tasks

  • Perform administrative tasks that perpetuate the legislative process including phone answering, filing, and confirming event attendance.
  • Attend and document meetings on behalf of legislators.
  • Track legislation and conduct research on legislative and policy issues.
  • Draft speeches, letters, and meeting notices and memos.

Common Career Paths for Legislative Assistant


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Popular Skills for Legislative Assistant

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,195

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Legislative Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legislative Assistant?

Legislative Assistant in Spokane:
"Thoughts on legislative work."
Pros: Helping people find solutions.
Cons: Working with people who hate change.

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Key Stats for Legislative Assistant

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Legislative Assistant Salaries

▲18%

National Average
$40,000

▼1%

Experienced
▼5%

Skills That Affect Legislative Assistant Salaries



National Average
$40,000

Scheduling
▼1%

Research Analysis
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 16%