Legal Assistant salary in US Northeast Region

Average salary
$45,000/yr
Based on 2,020 income tax records
$19,500
$87,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$34K
 
$41K
 
$48K
 
$53K
 
$54K
$19,500
$87,500
How much do Legal Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Legal Assistant is $45,000 per year. This is based on data from 2,020 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Legal Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Legal Assistant salary can vary between $19,500 to $87,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Legal Assistant salary by location

Legal Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Davis Polk Wardwell, US Northeast Region
14 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$28K – $83K
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Department Of The Interior, US Northeast Region
19 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$50K – $74K
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State Of New York, US Northeast Region
15 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$47K – $74K
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Fross Zelnick Lehrman, US Northeast Region
14 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$39K – $72K
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National Finance Center, US Northeast Region
30 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$36K – $65K
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ADP, US Northeast Region
26 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$26K – $88K
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City Of Philadelphia, US Northeast Region
12 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$27K – $46K
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Copa Exec Off Bur Of Comm Pay, US Northeast Region
19 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$30K – $49K

Legal Assistant demographics in US Northeast Region

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73% are single
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27% are married
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28% have kids
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35% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Legal Assistants in US Northeast Region

2,020 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a legal assistant in US Northeast Region is $45,000 per year. Legal assistant salaries in US Northeast Region can vary between $19,500 to $87,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,020 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as legal assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for legal assistants in US Northeast Region: Davis Polk Wardwell ($61,500 a year), Department of The Interior ($59,500 a year), and State of New York ($55,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for legal assistants in US Northeast Region: Boston Metro Area, MA ($52,500 a year), Worcester Metro Area, MA ($51,500 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($50,000 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.