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2,119 Legal Assistant Salaries

Legal Assistants earn $42,000 annually on average, or $20 per hour, which is 42% 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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$45K Ice Miller's Average Legal Assistant Salary (6 salaries)

+$3K (6%) more than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
-$3K (6%) less than average Ice Miller salary ($48K)
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+$20K (36%) more than average Ice Miller Legal Assistant salary ($45K)
"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 (6%) less than average Ice Miller Legal Assistant salary ($45K)
-$9K (22%) less than average Ice Miller Legal Assistant salary ($45K)
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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)

$80K Law Office of David Shafie's Average Legal Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

+$38K (62%) more than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
Equal to average Law Office of David Shafie salary ($80K)
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"For Legal Assistant, I was well paid. The work that I did was of course a lot."

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

+$13K (26%) more than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
Equal to average Attoney at Law Richard LeBell Morgan salary ($55K)
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Equal to average Attoney at Law Richard LeBell Morgan Legal Assistant salary ($55K)
"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!"

$50K Capsilon's Average Legal Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

+$8K (17%) more than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
-$25K (40%) less than average Capsilon salary ($75K)
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"I do not have any competitors that I know."

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

+$3K (6%) more than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
Equal to average Kemnitzer, Barron & Krieg salary ($45K)
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Equal to average Kemnitzer, Barron & Krieg Legal Assistant salary ($45K)
"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)
Equal to average Morse, Giesler, Callister & Karlin salary ($40K)
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Equal to average Morse, Giesler, Callister & Karlin Legal Assistant salary ($40K)
"For what I was doing, I would definitely say that I was underpaid."

$40K Chugh LLP's Average Legal Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

-$2K (4%) less than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
-$9K (20%) less than average Chugh LLP salary ($49K)
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"Low"

$40K Larrabee Albi Coker's Average Legal Assistant Salary (1 salaries)

-$2K (4%) less than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
Equal to average Larrabee Albi Coker salary ($40K)
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Equal to average Larrabee Albi Coker Legal Assistant salary ($40K)
"Average."

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

-$4K (10%) less than national average Legal Assistant salary ($42K)
Equal to average Levitt & Kaizer, Attorneys at Law salary ($38K)
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Equal to average Levitt & Kaizer, Attorneys at Law Legal Assistant salary ($38K)
"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."
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