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2,081 Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Assistants earn $42,000 annually on average, or $20 per hour, which is 37% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Legal Assistants work for JAG Corps at $97,000 annually while the lowest paid Legal Assistants work for Graham & Associates earning approximately $16,000 each year.

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$39K Ice Miller's Average Legal Assistant Salary (6 salaries)

-$3K (7%) less than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
-$9K (20%) less than average Ice Miller salary ($48K)
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+$26K (50%) more than average Ice Miller Legal Assistant salary ($39K)
"Depending on what state you are working makes a big difference. For my experience, I am underpaid currently in Texas by $5,000 to $8,000."
+$3K (7%) more than average Ice Miller Legal Assistant salary ($39K)
-$3K (8%) less than average Ice Miller Legal Assistant salary ($39K)
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$40K Janik's Average Legal Assistant Salary (2 salaries)

-$2K (4%) less than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
-$13K (27%) less than average Janik salary ($53K)
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"Exactly what I should be getting and possible could get more."
Equal to average Janik Legal Assistant salary ($40K)

$55K Attoney at Law Richard LeBell Morgan's Average Legal Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

+$13K (26%) more than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
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"I feel I am being underpaid because the work is pretty thorough & very detailed. It takes a lot of time & patience to draft & prepare correspondence, pleadings, discoveries, ROG's etc. Also, it takes a lot if respondibility & diligency to complete the required work for the day & still makntaining a stress free environment when the heat is on!"

$45K Kemnitzer, Barron & Krieg's Average Legal Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

+$3K (6%) more than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
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"I'd be paid better if I were a man. Or if I were related to the boss. That much is clear working in this place."

$40K Morse, Giesler, Callister & Karlin's Average Legal Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

-$2K (4%) less than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
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"For what I was doing, I would definitely say that I was underpaid."

$38K Levitt & Kaizer, Attorneys at Law's Average Legal Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

-$4K (10%) less than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
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"The pay for the work and the hours I put in I believe I was underpaid. I worked in New York City where receptionist get paid $45k just the answer phones. I believe when you are working for legal aid the pay should match the work you do."

$25K ProVest's Average Legal Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

-$17K (50%) less than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
-$12K (38%) less than average ProVest salary ($37K)
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"I feel as if I am being underpaid."

$25K Law Offices of Sally Amirghahari's Average Legal Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

-$17K (50%) less than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
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"When I started off I felt that my compensation was appropriate since I didn't have experience but now I feel that for the amount of work I do, I am mildly underpaid."

$42K Small Business Administration's Average Legal Assistant Salary (40 salaries)

Equal to national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
-$5K (11%) less than average Small Business Administration salary ($47K)
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-$2K (4%) less than average Small Business Administration Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
Equal to average Small Business Administration Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
-$3K (7%) less than average Small Business Administration Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
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$44K Robert Half's Average Legal Assistant Salary (35 salaries)

+$2K (4%) more than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
-$6K (12%) less than average Robert Half salary ($50K)
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-$3K (7%) less than average Robert Half Legal Assistant salary ($44K)
+$7K (14%) more than average Robert Half Legal Assistant salary ($44K)
+$16K (30%) more than average Robert Half Legal Assistant salary ($44K)
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