Legal Assistant Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 7,207 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: February 17, 2019
Average salary
$15.54 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$32.85
Salary Distribution

How much does a Legal Assistant make in the United States?

The average salary for a Legal Assistant is $15.54 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 7,207 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Legal Assistant employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Legal Assistant is 1-3 years.
Legal Assistant salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$16.16 per hour
$15.17 per hour
$22.15 per hour
$17.98 per hour
$17.36 per hour
$15.35 per hour
$14.48 per hour
$14.80 per hour
$13.79 per hour
$13.62 per hour
Legal Assistant salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$14.82 per hour
$17.08 per hour
$19.24 per hour
$17.72 per hour
$16.60 per hour

Legal Assistant job openings

Paralegal (no law degree required)
San Jose Immigration Law Firm
San Jose, CA
Executive Assistant/Clerk of the Board
San Diego Association of Governments
San Diego, CA
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Blazier Christensen Browder & Virr. P. C.
Austin, TX
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