Legal Assistant Salaries

7,776 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

Average Base Pay
$42,864 / yr
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How much does a Legal Assistant make?

The national average salary for a Legal Assistant is $42,864 in United States. Filter by location to see Legal Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7,776 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Legal Assistant employees.

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Legal Assistant - Hourly

McCabe, Weisberg & Conway

$16/hr

Range: $12 - $24

83 salaries

$16/hr
$12$24

Legal Assistant

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

$51,291/yr

Range: $45K - $76K

71 salaries

$51,291/yr
$45K$76K

Legal Assistant

US Department of Justice

$46,667/yr

Range: $37K - $69K

56 salaries

$46,667/yr
$37K$69K

Legal Assistant

Progressive Insurance

$57,037/yr

Range: $46K - $71K

55 salaries

$57,037/yr
$46K$71K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Brock & Scott, PLLC

$15/hr

Range: $11 - $19

52 salaries

$15/hr
$11$19

Legal Assistant

Sullivan & Cromwell

$49,695/yr

Range: $45K - $83K

50 salaries

$49,695/yr
$45K$83K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Robertson, Anschutz, Schneid, Crane & Partners

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $20

49 salaries

$14/hr
$11$20

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Legal Assistant

Morgan and Morgan

$36,770/yr

Range: $24K - $51K

49 salaries

$36,770/yr
$24K$51K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Manley Deas Kochalski

$16/hr

Range: $14 - $20

42 salaries

$16/hr
$14$20

Legal Assistant

White & Case

$47,261/yr

Range: $42K - $54K

40 salaries

$47,261/yr
$42K$54K

Legal Assistant

Cole, Scott & Kissane

$48,727/yr

Range: $32K - $63K

40 salaries

$48,727/yr
$32K$63K

Legal Assistant

Davis Polk

$49,573/yr

Range: $44K - $78K

39 salaries

$49,573/yr
$44K$78K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Phelan Hallinan & Schmieg

$20/hr

Range: $16 - $26

36 salaries

$20/hr
$16$26

Legal Assistant

Google

$74,429/yr

Range: $55K - $99K

36 salaries

$74,429/yr
$55K$99K

Legal Assistant

CGI

$53,804/yr

Range: $44K - $67K

36 salaries

$53,804/yr
$44K$67K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Weitz & Luxenberg

$21/hr

Range: $14 - $28

35 salaries

$21/hr
$14$28

Legal Assistant

Orko Silver

$38,403/yr

Range: $28K - $65K

35 salaries

$38,403/yr
$28K$65K

Legal Assistant

LawFirm.com

$42,461/yr

Range: $26K - $79K

35 salaries

$42,461/yr
$26K$79K

Legal Assistant

Amazon

$62,951/yr

Range: $38K - $91K

34 salaries

$62,951/yr
$38K$91K

Legal Assistant

Robert Half

$42,187/yr

Range: $30K - $62K

34 salaries

$42,187/yr
$30K$62K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent legal assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$10
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A Legal Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Legal Practice Assistant in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Legal Assistant in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$30
hourly
A Legal Assistant in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $30 per hour
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$20
hourly
A Litigation Assistant in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$59,000
per year
A Legal Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $59,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$45,000
per year
A Legal Assistant in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$60,000
per year
A Legal Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private