Legal Assistant salary in New York

Average salary
$46,500/yr
Based on 723 income tax records
$20,500
$95,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$37K
 
$43K
 
$53K
 
$55K
 
$54K
$20,500
$95,000
How much do Legal Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Legal Assistant is $46,500 per year. This is based on data from 723 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 $95,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Legal Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Davis Polk Wardwell, New York
14 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$28K – $83K
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Department Of The Interior, New York
10 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$53K – $74K
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State Of New York, New York
15 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$47K – $74K
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Fross Zelnick Lehrman, New York
10 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$46K – $72K
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ADP, New York
13 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$28K – $88K

Legal Assistant demographics in New York

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81% are single
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19% are married
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23% have kids
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20% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Legal Assistants in New York

723 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a legal assistant in New York is $46,500 per year. Legal assistant salaries in New York can vary between $20,500 to $95,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 723 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as legal assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for legal assistants in New York: Davis Polk Wardwell ($61,500 a year), Department of The Interior ($61,000 a year), and State of New York ($55,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for legal assistants in New York: Astoria, NY ($67,500 a year), Bronx, NY ($59,000 a year), and Staten Island, NY ($56,500 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.