Legal Assistant salary in New York Metro Area, NY

Average salary
$47,500/yr
Based on 798 income tax records
$20,500
$95,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$20,500
$95,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Legal Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Legal Assistant is $47,500 per year. This is based on data from 798 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Legal Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Legal Assistant salary can vary between $20,500 to $95,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Legal Assistant salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Wilmington, DE
11 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$44K – $61K
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Staten Island, NY
20 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$44K – $65K
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Astoria, NY
13 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$42K – $69K
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New York, NY
108 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$36K – $63K
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Brooklyn, NY
99 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$38K – $64K
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Bronx, NY
47 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$39K – $65K
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Albany, NY
14 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$26K – $51K
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Boston, MA
11 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$37K – $49K
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Philadelphia, PA
138 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$36K – $48K
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Manchester, NH
11 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$35K – $50K
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Baltimore, MD
33 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$33K – $49K
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Newark, NJ
12 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$31K – $47K
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Parkville, MD
10 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$32K – $42K
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Providence, RI
14 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$31K – $41K
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Schenectady, NY
13 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$31K – $52K

Legal Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
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Legal Assistant demographics in New York Metro Area, NY

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83% are single
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17% are married
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25% have kids
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18% own a home

Legal Assistant salaries by age in New York Metro Area, NY

$0
$15,875
$31,750
$47,625
$63,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Legal Assistants in New York Metro Area, NY

798 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a legal assistant in New York Metro Area, NY is $47,500 per year. Legal assistant salaries in New York Metro Area, NY can vary between $20,500 to $95,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 798 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as legal assistant.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for legal assistants near New York Metro Area, NY: Wilmington, DE ($56,000 a year), Staten Island, NY ($55,500 a year), and Astoria, NY ($55,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.