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Legal Assistant Salaries in New York City, NY Area

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Average Base Pay
$58,583/yr
10% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$45K
Low
$59K
Average
$78K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,706
Range$533 - $8,747
How much does a Legal Assistant make in New York City, NY?

The average salary for a Legal Assistant is $58,583 in New York City, NY. Salaries estimates are based on 843 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Legal Assistant employees in New York City, NY.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Skadden Arps
    $47,437/yr
    Range: $44K - $65K
    21 salaries
    $47,437/yr
    $44K$65K
    Sullivan & Cromwell
    $45,000/yr
    Range: $43K - $75K
    18 salaries
    $45,000/yr
    $43K$75K
    Fein Such Kahn & Shepard
    $17/hr
    Range: $10 - $27
    16 salaries
    $17/hr
    $10$27
    Davis Polk
    $44,850/yr
    Range: $41K - $71K
    14 salaries
    $44,850/yr
    $41K$71K
    Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu
    $43,000/yr
    Range: $42K - $65K
    13 salaries
    $43,000/yr
    $42K$65K
    Milbank Tweed
    $44,000/yr
    Range: $33K - $68K
    9 salaries
    $44,000/yr
    $33K$68K
    Willkie Farr
    $46,367/yr
    Range: $41K - $89K
    9 salaries
    $46,367/yr
    $41K$89K

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    Viacom
    $55,162/yr
    Range: $40K - $83K
    8 salaries
    $55,162/yr
    $40K$83K
    Sidley Austin
    $58,099/yr
    Range: $42K - $71K
    8 salaries
    $58,099/yr
    $42K$71K
    Shearman & Sterling
    $44,327/yr
    Range: $41K - $76K
    8 salaries
    $44,327/yr
    $41K$76K
    White & Case
    $47,541/yr
    Range: $44K - $64K
    8 salaries
    $47,541/yr
    $44K$64K
    Weitz & Luxenberg
    $19/hr
    Range: $17 - $26
    6 salaries
    $19/hr
    $17$26
    Bank of China - New York
    $44,954/yr
    Range: $41K - $47K
    6 salaries
    $44,954/yr
    $41K$47K
    American Civil Liberties Union
    $43,084/yr
    Range: $39K - $46K
    6 salaries
    $43,084/yr
    $39K$46K
    Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
    $60,000/yr
    Range: $52K - $70K
    5 salaries
    $60,000/yr
    $52K$70K
    Quinn Emanuel
    $42,000/yr
    Range: $38K - $46K
    5 salaries
    $42,000/yr
    $38K$46K
    McCabe, Weisberg & Conway
    $17/hr
    Range: $13 - $20
    5 salaries
    $17/hr
    $13$20
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    $70,628/yr
    Range: $57K - $132K
    5 salaries
    $70,628/yr
    $57K$132K
    Leopold & Associates (NY)
    $15/hr
    Range: $14 - $16
    5 salaries
    $15/hr
    $14$16
    MetLife
    $65,200/yr
    Range: $42K - $71K
    4 salaries
    $65,200/yr
    $42K$71K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $32,000
    per year
    A Legal Assistant reported making $32,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $26,000
    per year
    A Legal Assistant/Paralegal reported making $26,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $14
    hourly
    A Legal Assistant reported making $14 per hour
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    Company - Private
    $18
    hourly
    A Legal Assistant reported making $18 per hour
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Contract
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
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