Legal Assistant Salaries

Updated Oct 5, 2022
US$47,047 /yr
Average Base Pay

13,292 salaries

US$32K

Low

US$47K

Average

US$69K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
AverageUS$2,696RangeUS$261 - US$27,896

How much does a Legal Assistant make? The national average salary for a Legal Assistant is $47,047 in United States. Filter by location to see Legal Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 13,292 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Legal Assistant employees.

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US$47,047 /yr
Legal Assistant
US$62,719 /yr
Senior Legal Assistant
US$48,755 /yr
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What are some related job titles for a Legal Assistant?

Law Clerk

US$70,684

per year

Legal Administrative Assistant

US$56,373

per year

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

US$49,318

per year

Legal Intern

US$68,037

per year

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McCabe, Weisberg & Conway
2.2

McCabe, Weisberg & Conway

Legal Assistant - Hourly

US$17

 /hr
Range: US$13 - US$26

US$13

US$26

US$13 - US$26 Range

US Department of Justice
4.1

US Department of Justice

Legal Assistant

US$48,866

 /yr
Range: US$34K - US$75K

US$34K

US$75K

US$34,241 - US$75,441 Range

Cole, Scott & Kissane
3.4

Cole, Scott & Kissane

Legal Assistant

US$53,279

 /yr
Range: US$36K - US$74K

US$36K

US$74K

US$35,523 - US$73,910 Range

Morgan and Morgan
3.0

Morgan and Morgan

Legal Assistant - Hourly

US$19

 /hr
Range: US$13 - US$30

US$13

US$30

US$13 - US$30 Range

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
3.9

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Legal Assistant

US$58,886

 /yr
Range: US$46K - US$105K

US$46K

US$105K

US$45,504 - US$105,280 Range

Robertson, Anschutz, Schneid, Crane & Partners
3.0

Robertson, Anschutz, Schneid, Crane & Partners

Legal Assistant - Hourly

US$15

 /hr
Range: US$12 - US$23

US$12

US$23

US$12 - US$23 Range

LawFirm.com
4.2

LawFirm.com

Legal Assistant - Hourly

US$21

 /hr
Range: US$11 - US$41

US$11

US$41

US$11 - US$41 Range

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Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Legal Assistant

US$74,589

 /yr
Range: US$34K - US$100K

US$34K

US$100K

US$34,440 - US$100,296 Range

Kerr, Robichaux & Carroll
2.6

Kerr, Robichaux & Carroll

Legal Assistant - Hourly

US$15

 /hr
Range: US$12 - US$20

US$12

US$20

US$12 - US$20 Range

Brock & Scott, PLLC
2.6

Brock & Scott, PLLC

Legal Assistant - Hourly

US$16

 /hr
Range: US$12 - US$22

US$12

US$22

US$12 - US$22 Range

Manley Deas Kochalski
3.4

Manley Deas Kochalski

Legal Assistant - Hourly

US$19

 /hr
Range: US$14 - US$23

US$14

US$23

US$14 - US$23 Range

Progressive Insurance
3.9

Progressive Insurance

Legal Assistant

US$58,862

 /yr
Range: US$44K - US$76K

US$44K

US$76K

US$43,661 - US$76,081 Range

Weitz & Luxenberg
3.4

Weitz & Luxenberg

Legal Assistant - Hourly

US$23

 /hr
Range: US$19 - US$32

US$19

US$32

US$19 - US$32 Range

Vaco
3.8

Vaco

Legal Assistant - Hourly

US$19

 /hr
Range: US$16 - US$23

US$16

US$23

US$16 - US$23 Range

Goldberg Segalla
2.6

Goldberg Segalla

Legal Assistant

US$57,184

 /yr
Range: US$40K - US$80K

US$40K

US$80K

US$40,300 - US$80,027 Range

Nyman Turkish
3.7

Nyman Turkish

Legal Assistant - Hourly

US$17

 /hr
Range: US$15 - US$21

US$15

US$21

US$15 - US$21 Range

White & Case
4.1

White & Case

Legal Assistant

US$51,997

 /yr
Range: US$45K - US$62K

US$45K

US$62K

US$45,359 - US$62,400 Range

CGI
3.9

CGI

Legal Assistant

US$57,465

 /yr
Range: US$43K - US$74K

US$43K

US$74K

US$42,694 - US$73,559 Range

Social Security Administration
3.2

Social Security Administration

Legal Assistant

US$58,150

 /yr
Range: US$40K - US$77K

US$40K

US$77K

US$40,029 - US$76,913 Range

Sullivan & Cromwell
3.6

Sullivan & Cromwell

Legal Assistant

US$55,711

 /yr
Range: US$52K - US$86K

US$52K

US$86K

US$51,780 - US$85,602 Range

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US$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Legal Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

US$52,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
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8 days ago by a Administrative Assitant with 10 to 14 years of experience

US$19

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Legal Assistant with less than one year of experience

US$40,000

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US$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Legal Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

US$109,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Legal Specialist with 4 to 6 years of experience

US$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Legal Resource Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

US$35,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Legal Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Legal Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Legal Assistant is US$47,047 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Legal Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 13292 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Legal Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Legal Assistant in United States is US$68,926 per year.

The lowest salary for a Legal Assistant in United States is US$32,114 per year.

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