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The average legal administrative assistant salary in United States is $66,401 or an equivalent hourly rate of $32. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,620. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level legal administrative assistant (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $47,421. On the other end, a senior level legal administrative assistant (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $79,373.

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Job Description
Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Excludes “Legal Secretaries” (43-6012).

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