How much does a Legal Assistant make in the United States? The average Legal Assistant salary in the United States is $52,835 as of , but the salary range typically falls between $45,766 and $61,037. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Legal Search Solutions Inc - Miami , FL
Legal Assistant - Corporate Prestigious Regional Law Firm is seeking a Legal Assistant with corporate transactional experience for their Miami office. Legal Assistant Job Description * Following the ...
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Legal Search Solutions Inc - Coral Gables , FL
Coral Gables office of regional law firm needs a legal assistant to work with them for three months or so, to cover a maternity leave of absence starting as soon as possible. They would ideally like ...
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The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY - Rochester , NY
The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is seeking a Legal Assistant to support the Tenant Defense Project by providing legal support to LASROC's attorneys in the Housing & Consumer Law Unit. This ...
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Law Office of Joseph PH Ahuna Jr. - Kaneohe , HI
Kaneohe Personal Injury Law Firm seeking legal assistant or paralegal. Immediate opening for full-time legal assistant and/or paralegal for personal injury law practice in Kaneohe. Must be proficient ...
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Procopio Cory Hargreaves - San Diego , CA
Procopio is seeking a Legal Assistant to support the family law group in its downtown San Diego office. The ideal candidate will have both family law paralegal and legal assistant skills for a ...
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Voorhees & Bailey, LLP - Palo Alto , CA
Legal Assistant The South Bay office of Voorhees & Bailey, LLP is seeking a legal assistant with one to two years of experience. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has a desire to hit the ...
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