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Legal Assistant Salaries in New York City, NY Area

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Average Base Pay
$49,867/yr
9% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$38K
Low
$50K
Average
$66K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,539
Range$488 - $7,720
How much does a Legal Assistant make in New York City, NY?

The average salary for a Legal Assistant is $49,867 in New York City, NY. Salaries estimates are based on 892 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
    $51,393/yr
    Range: $44K - $65K
    21 salaries
    $51,393
    $44K$65K
    Sullivan & Cromwell
    $49,306/yr
    Range: $43K - $75K
    16 salaries
    $49,306
    $43K$75K
    Fein Such Kahn & Shepard
    $16/hr
    Range: $10 - $25
    15 salaries
    $16
    $10$25
    Davis Polk
    $47,478/yr
    Range: $41K - $71K
    14 salaries
    $47,478
    $41K$71K
    Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu
    $45,106/yr
    Range: $42K - $65K
    13 salaries
    $45,106
    $42K$65K
    Milbank Tweed
    $47,874/yr
    Range: $33K - $68K
    9 salaries
    $47,874
    $33K$68K
    Willkie Farr
    $52,784/yr
    Range: $41K - $89K
    9 salaries
    $52,784
    $41K$89K

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    Sidley Austin
    $56,575/yr
    Range: $42K - $71K
    8 salaries
    $56,575
    $42K$71K
    Shearman & Sterling
    $52,130/yr
    Range: $41K - $76K
    8 salaries
    $52,130
    $41K$76K
    White & Case
    $48,975/yr
    Range: $44K - $64K
    8 salaries
    $48,975
    $44K$64K
    Viacom
    $61,482/yr
    Range: $40K - $83K
    7 salaries
    $61,482
    $40K$83K
    Bank of China - New York
    $44,448/yr
    Range: $41K - $47K
    6 salaries
    $44,448
    $41K$47K
    American Civil Liberties Union
    $42,963/yr
    Range: $39K - $46K
    6 salaries
    $42,963
    $39K$46K
    Quinn Emanuel
    $41,544/yr
    Range: $38K - $46K
    5 salaries
    $41,544
    $38K$46K
    Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
    $59,712/yr
    Range: $52K - $70K
    5 salaries
    $59,712
    $52K$70K
    Weitz & Luxenberg
    $20/hr
    Range: $17 - $26
    5 salaries
    $20
    $17$26
    Schulte Roth & Zabel
    $79,392/yr
    Range: $57K - $132K
    5 salaries
    $79,392
    $57K$132K
    US Department of Justice
    $40,519/yr
    Range: $36K - $49K
    4 salaries
    $40,519
    $36K$49K
    Wilson Elser
    $49,771/yr
    Range: $45K - $62K
    4 salaries
    $49,771
    $45K$62K
    McCabe, Weisberg & Conway
    $18/hr
    Range: $15 - $20
    4 salaries
    $18
    $15$20

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $17
    hourly
    A Legal Assistant reported making $17 per hour
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $60,960
    per year
    A Legal Assistant reported making $60,960 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $66,400
    per year
    An Executive Legal Assistant reported making $66,400 per year
    Additional Pay
    $200 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $37,000
    per year
    A Legal Assistant/Paralegal reported making $37,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Private Practice / Firm
    $20
    hourly
    A Legal Assistant reported making $20 per hour
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Private Practice / Firm
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