Experienced Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salary

Pay for Experienced Legal Assistants sits in the ballpark of $51K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one in three lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and slightly less than one-half have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,398 - $70,995
$34K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,413
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90%

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$15.29 - $31.38
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$21
$31
MEDIAN: $21.35
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$0$71K
Salary $34,398 - $70,995
Bonus $497.32 - $5,063
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$34,299 - $71,175
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 147
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $15.29 - $31.38
Overtime $9.54 - $49.97
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $497.32 - $5,063
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$34,299 - $71,175
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

Paralegal / Legal Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
10-19 years
80%
20 years or more
20%

Skills That Affect Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Online Research
▲12%

Litigation Case Management
▲8%

Document Management
▲6%

Legal Research
▲6%

Client Interaction
▲4%

Document Preparation
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲3%

Typing
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Case Management
▼1%

Drafting Correspondence
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%

Organizing
▼1%

Filing Court Documents
▼3%

Office Administration
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 34%