Legal Assistant Salaries

9,658 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$50,758 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,510
Range$477 - $7,524

How much does a Legal Assistant make?

The national average salary for a Legal Assistant is $50,758 in United States. Filter by location to see Legal Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 9,658 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Legal Assistant employees.

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Legal Assistant - Hourly

McCabe, Weisberg & Conway

$15/hr

Range: $12 - $20

55 salaries

$15/hr
$12$20

Legal Assistant

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

$50,442/yr

Range: $46K - $86K

51 salaries

$50,442/yr
$46K$86K

Legal Assistant

US Department of Justice

$46,116/yr

Range: $36K - $67K

40 salaries

$46,116/yr
$36K$67K

Legal Assistant

CGI

$53,053/yr

Range: $47K - $64K

31 salaries

$53,053/yr
$47K$64K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Brock & Scott, PLLC

$14/hr

Range: $12 - $19

31 salaries

$14/hr
$12$19

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Manley Deas Kochalski

$16/hr

Range: $14 - $19

29 salaries

$16/hr
$14$19

Legal Assistant

Progressive Insurance

$55,548/yr

Range: $48K - $66K

27 salaries

$55,548/yr
$48K$66K

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Legal Assistant - Hourly

McCarthy & Holthus

$16/hr

Range: $14 - $18

24 salaries

$16/hr
$14$18

Legal Assistant

Morgan and Morgan

$35,870/yr

Range: $30K - $49K

23 salaries

$35,870/yr
$30K$49K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Codilis & Associates PC

$16/hr

Range: $14 - $19

23 salaries

$16/hr
$14$19

Legal Assistant

Sullivan & Cromwell

$47,488/yr

Range: $46K - $81K

23 salaries

$47,488/yr
$46K$81K

Legal Assistant

Montlick and Associates

$40,404/yr

Range: $31K - $49K

23 salaries

$40,404/yr
$31K$49K

Legal Assistant

White & Case

$45,982/yr

Range: $44K - $54K

22 salaries

$45,982/yr
$44K$54K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Robertson Anschutz & Schneid

$13/hr

Range: $11 - $17

21 salaries

$13/hr
$11$17

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Fein Such Kahn & Shepard

$18/hr

Range: $12 - $27

21 salaries

$18/hr
$12$27

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Phelan Hallinan & Schmieg

$19/hr

Range: $17 - $21

20 salaries

$19/hr
$17$21

Legal Assistant

Google

$62,649/yr

Range: $47K - $84K

19 salaries

$62,649/yr
$47K$84K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Cascino Vaughan Law Offices

$13/hr

Range: $11 - $17

18 salaries

$13/hr
$11$17

Legal Assistant

Federal Government

$54,306/yr

Range: $40K - $59K

18 salaries

$54,306/yr
$40K$59K

Legal Assistant

Social Security Administration

$55,880/yr

Range: $38K - $77K

17 salaries

$55,880/yr
$38K$77K
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Recent Salary Reports

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$14
hourly
A Legal Assistant in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$75,000
per year
A Legal Assistant/Paralegal in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35,000
per year
A Legal Assistant in the Charleston, SC Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charleston, SC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$38,750
per year
A Legal Assistant in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $38,750 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$75,000
per year
A Legal Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
$4k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$49,000
per year
A Litigation Assistant in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $49,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm