How much does a Legal Assistant make?

Updated 21 Jan 2022
US$44,552 /yr
Average Base Pay

9,173 salaries

US$30K

Low

US$45K

Average

US$65K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Legal Assistant make? The national average salary for a Legal Assistant is $44,552 in United States. Filter by location to see Legal Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 9,173 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Legal Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Legal Assistant£20,933 /yr
L3
Senior Legal Assistant£26,633 /yr
L4
Legal Assistant IV£23,732 /yr
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£22,229

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Bond Turner
3.3

Bond Turner

Legal Assistant

£17,937

 /yr
Range: £11K - £25K
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£11K

£25K

£10,609 - £25,000 Range

Enact Conveyancing Ltd.
4.1

Enact Conveyancing Ltd.

Legal Assistant

£17,887

 /yr
Range: £16K - £21K

£16K

£21K

£15,600 - £20,723 Range

TLT
3.7

TLT

Legal Assistant

£21,218

 /yr
Range: £19K - £30K

£19K

£30K

£19,256 - £29,638 Range

Slater & Gordon UK
2.8

Slater & Gordon UK

Legal Assistant

£17,969

 /yr
Range: £16K - £35K

£16K

£35K

£16,000 - £34,697 Range

Freeths
4.1

Freeths

Legal Assistant

£19,096

 /yr
Range: £17K - £25K

£17K

£25K

£17,439 - £24,570 Range

Eversheds Sutherland
3.8

Eversheds Sutherland

Legal Assistant

£20,688

 /yr
Range: £16K - £27K

£16K

£27K

£16,046 - £27,483 Range

G2 Legal
4.7

G2 Legal

Legal Assistant

£20,157

 /yr
Range: £15K - £30K

£15K

£30K

£15,383 - £29,705 Range

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Plexus Law
2.7

Plexus Law

Legal Assistant

£19,096

 /yr
Range: £14K - £31K

£14K

£31K

£13,633 - £30,536 Range

Countrywide plc
3.1

Countrywide plc

Legal Assistant

£18,966

 /yr
Range: £17K - £23K

£17K

£23K

£17,000 - £23,062 Range

Orko Silver

Legal Assistant

£19,096

 /yr
Range: £16K - £24K

£16K

£24K

£15,855 - £23,535 Range

Beaumont Legal
3.5

Beaumont Legal

Legal Assistant

£15,874

 /yr
Range: £15K - £21K

£15K

£21K

£14,946 - £20,594 Range

Optimal Solicitors
4.1

Optimal Solicitors

Legal Assistant

£19,143

 /yr
Range: £18K - £23K

£18K

£23K

£17,937 - £22,795 Range

Howells Solicitors
3

Howells Solicitors

Legal Assistant

£20,116

 /yr
Range: £17K - £21K

£17K

£21K

£16,581 - £20,612 Range

ACS Recruitment
3.9

ACS Recruitment

Legal Assistant

£13,907

 /yr
Range: £14K - £17K

£14K

£17K

£13,907 - £17,094 Range

Hodge Jones & Allen
2.7

Hodge Jones & Allen

Legal Assistant

£20,540

 /yr
Range: £2K - £22K

£2K

£22K

£1,744 - £21,714 Range

Slater + Gordon Australia
3.4

Slater + Gordon Australia

Legal Assistant

£18,468

 /yr
Range: £16K - £20K

£16K

£20K

£16,257 - £20,325 Range

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
3.8

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment

Legal Assistant

£24,666

 /yr
Range: £19K - £28K

£19K

£28K

£18,566 - £27,584 Range

Co-op Legal Services
3

Co-op Legal Services

Legal Assistant

£19,306

 /yr
Range: £18K - £22K

£18K

£22K

£17,896 - £21,799 Range

Eversheds Sutherland
3.8

Eversheds Sutherland

Legal Assistant - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £8 - £10

£8

£10

£8 - £10 Range

Browne Jacobson
3.9

Browne Jacobson

Legal Assistant

£20,460

 /yr
Range: £19K - £25K

£19K

£25K

£18,718 - £25,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Legal Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Legal Assistant is £20,933 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Legal Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 662 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Legal Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Legal Assistant in United Kingdom is £32,598 per year.

The lowest salary for a Legal Assistant in United Kingdom is £13,442 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent legal assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£27,999
per year
A Compliance Assistant in the London Area area reported making £27,999 per year
Additional Pay
£3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£19,687
per year
A Legal Assistant in the Birmingham Area area reported making £19,687 per year
Job Highlights
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£17
hourly
A Non Compliance Assistant in the London Area area reported making £17 per hour
Job Highlights
London Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£20,709
per year
A Legal Assistant in the Liverpool Area area reported making £20,709 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Liverpool Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private