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Legal Assistant Salaries in New York City, NY Area

1,220 SalariesUpdated Jan 26, 2021

Average Base Pay
$56,049 / yr
10% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,658
Range$521 - $8,452

How much does a Legal Assistant make in New York City, NY?

The average salary for a Legal Assistant is $56,049 in New York City, NY. Salaries estimates are based on 1,220 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Legal Assistant employees in New York City, NY.

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Legal Assistant

Sullivan & Cromwell

$49,041/yr

Range: $46K - $81K

35 salaries

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$49,041/yr
$46K$81K

Legal Assistant

Davis Polk

$48,435/yr

Range: $44K - $76K

33 salaries

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$48,435/yr
$44K$76K

Legal Assistant

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

$50,076/yr

Range: $46K - $75K

29 salaries

See 57 salaries from all locations

$50,076/yr
$46K$75K

Legal Assistant - Hourly

Weitz & Luxenberg

$21/hr

Range: $17 - $27

27 salaries

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$21/hr
$17$27

Legal Assistant

White & Case

$47,335/yr

Range: $45K - $55K

17 salaries

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$47,335/yr
$45K$55K

Legal Assistant

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

$46,715/yr

Range: $42K - $71K

17 salaries

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$46,715/yr
$42K$71K

Legal Assistant

Milbank LLP

$47,556/yr

Range: $36K - $61K

16 salaries

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$47,556/yr
$36K$61K

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Legal Assistant

Sidley Austin

$48,243/yr

Range: $37K - $54K

12 salaries

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$48,243/yr
$37K$54K

Legal Assistant

ViacomCBS

$54,734/yr

Range: $44K - $80K

10 salaries

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$54,734/yr
$44K$80K

Legal Assistant

Sanford Heisler Sharp

$45,123/yr

Range: $42K - $47K

9 salaries

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$45,123/yr
$42K$47K

Legal Assistant

Shearman & Sterling

$46,317/yr

Range: $45K - $83K

9 salaries

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$46,317/yr
$45K$83K

Legal Assistant

Willkie Farr

$58,070/yr

Range: $44K - $96K

9 salaries

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$58,070/yr
$44K$96K

Legal Assistant

American Civil Liberties Union

$49,102/yr

Range: $46K - $63K

7 salaries

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$49,102/yr
$46K$63K

Legal Assistant

Thomson Reuters

$49,119/yr

Range: $45K - $550K

6 salaries

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$49,119/yr
$45K$550K

Legal Assistant

Grubman Shire & Meiselas

$38,523/yr

Range: $38K - $39K

6 salaries

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$38,523/yr
$38K$39K

Legal Assistant

Schulte Roth & Zabel

$72,864/yr

Range: $61K - $93K

6 salaries

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$72,864/yr
$61K$93K

Legal Assistant

Debevoise & Plimpton

$52,237/yr

Range: $45K - $78K

5 salaries

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$52,237/yr
$45K$78K

Legal Assistant

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

$59,783/yr

Range: $47K - $76K

5 salaries

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$59,783/yr
$47K$76K

Legal Assistant

Seward & Kissel

$48,193/yr

Range: $46K - $58K

5 salaries

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$48,193/yr
$46K$58K

Legal Assistant

Quinn Emanuel

$44,282/yr

Range: $42K - $49K

5 salaries

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$44,282/yr
$42K$49K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$35,537
per year
A Legal Assistant reported making $35,537 per year
Additional Pay
$100 cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$55,843
per year
A Legal Assistant reported making $55,843 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$50,767
per year
A Legal Assistant reported making $50,767 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
10000+ employees
 
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Legal Assistant reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A Legal Assistant reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$54,000
per year
A Legal Assistant/Paralegal reported making $54,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
A Legal Assistant/Paralegal reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$62,000
per year
A Legal Assistant reported making $62,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private