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Legal Assistant Salaries

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7,343 SalariesUpdated Feb 17, 2019
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Average Base Pay
$46,452/yr
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$34K
Low
$46K
Average
$64K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,425
Range$454 - $7,026
How much does a Legal Assistant make?

The national average salary for a Legal Assistant is $46,452 in United States. Filter by location to see Legal Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7,343 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Legal Assistant employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      McCabe, Weisberg & Conway
      $14/hr
      Range: $11 - $19
      50 salaries
      $14/hr
      $11$19
      Skadden Arps
      $47,437/yr
      Range: $43K - $81K
      43 salaries
      $47,437/yr
      $43K$81K
      Manley Deas Kochalski
      $15/hr
      Range: $13 - $18
      36 salaries
      $15/hr
      $13$18
      CGI
      $49,812/yr
      Range: $44K - $60K
      30 salaries
      $49,812/yr
      $44K$60K
      Brock & Scott, PLLC
      $13/hr
      Range: $10 - $18
      30 salaries
      $13/hr
      $10$18
      US Department of Justice
      $44,905/yr
      Range: $36K - $62K
      29 salaries
      $44,905/yr
      $36K$62K
      Progressive Insurance
      $52,243/yr
      Range: $46K - $62K
      24 salaries
      $52,243/yr
      $46K$62K

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      Sullivan & Cromwell
      $45,000/yr
      Range: $43K - $65K
      21 salaries
      $45,000/yr
      $43K$65K
      Phelan Hallinan & Schmieg
      $18/hr
      Range: $16 - $20
      21 salaries
      $18/hr
      $16$20
      McCarthy & Holthus
      $15/hr
      Range: $13 - $17
      21 salaries
      $15/hr
      $13$17
      Codilis & Associates PC
      $15/hr
      Range: $12 - $18
      20 salaries
      $15/hr
      $12$18
      Google
      $60,000/yr
      Range: $44K - $80K
      19 salaries
      $60,000/yr
      $44K$80K
      Cascino Vaughan Law Offices
      $13/hr
      Range: $11 - $15
      19 salaries
      $13/hr
      $11$15
      Fein Such Kahn & Shepard
      $16/hr
      Range: $10 - $27
      19 salaries
      $16/hr
      $10$27
      Montlick and Associates
      $35,798/yr
      Range: $28K - $50K
      17 salaries
      $35,798/yr
      $28K$50K
      Federal Government
      $51,066/yr
      Range: $38K - $56K
      17 salaries
      $51,066/yr
      $38K$56K
      White & Case
      $45,906/yr
      Range: $42K - $64K
      17 salaries
      $45,906/yr
      $42K$64K
      Relin Goldstein & Crane
      $12/hr
      Range: $11 - $13
      16 salaries
      $12/hr
      $11$13
      Harmon Law Offices
      $15/hr
      Range: $14 - $16
      16 salaries
      $15/hr
      $14$16
      Morgan and Morgan
      $36,000/yr
      Range: $28K - $50K
      15 salaries
      $36,000/yr
      $28K$50K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $33,500
      per year
      A Legal Assistant in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $33,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Charlotte, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $40,000
      per year
      An Executive Legal Assistant in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $40,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Private Practice / Firm
      $17
      hourly
      A Legal Assistant in the Waterloo, IA Area area reported making $17 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Waterloo, IA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Private Practice / Firm
      $15
      hourly
      A Legal Assistant in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $15 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Portland, OR Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $55,000
      per year
      A Legal Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $55,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
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