Legal Administrator

Legal Administrator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$86,000
$41,000
Min 10%
$86,000
Median 50%
$179,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Ropes & Gray
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Colorado
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a legal administrator make?
As a Legal Administrator in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $86,471 per year or $41.57 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $179,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $41,000 per year. Professional companies and Finance companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Legal Administrator salaries include Colorado, District of Columbia, North Dakota, California, and Texas. The typical employment in the position spans 3.7 years.

Average Legal Administrator Salary By Company

If you are a Legal Administrator, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Legal Administrators are Professional companies and Finance companies. Ropes & Gray and Canon Business Process Services are the best paying companies for Legal Administrators. Also, companies like T. Rowe Price and Pacific Architects and Engineers pay their Legal Administrators very well.

Average Legal Administrator Salary By Location

As a Legal Administrator in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $86,471 per year or $41.57 per hour. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Legal Administrator will pay you the highest wages at around $184,887 per year. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Legal Administrators is $104,000. Some of the states with the best Legal Administrator salaries are Colorado, District of Columbia, North Dakota, California, Texas, Minnesota, and Illinois. Indiana, South Carolina, Rhode Island, Kentucky, and West Virginia have the lowest reported salaries for Legal Administrators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$184,887
2
Denver, CO
$180,391
3
Washington, DC
$167,946
4
Moline, IL
$160,447
5
Austin, TX
$159,877

Average Legal Administrator Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Legal Administrator works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Technology companies, Professional companies, and Insurance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Legal Administrators. Salaries for Legal Administrators in Technology companies average $98,716 annually, while Professional companies and Insurance companies pay $89,835 and $89,703, respectively. At $83,450, the average salary for Legal Administrators in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$98,716
2
Professional
$89,835
3
Insurance
$89,703
4
Health Care
$83,450

Recently Added Legal Administrator Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Washington State
Legal Administrator
01/29/2020
$48,792
Kelly Services
Legal Administrator
01/23/2020
$33,392
Robert Half
Legal Administrator
01/14/2020
$36,397
Robert Half
Legal Administrator
01/11/2020
$140,000
Robert Half
Legal Administrator
12/27/2019
$61,128
United States Courts
Legal Administrator
12/20/2019
$96,438
Robert Half
Legal Administrator
12/13/2019
$31,305
State Bar of Arizona
Legal Administrator
12/06/2019
$40,258
Randstad
Legal Administrator
12/04/2019
$60,189
CTG
Legal Administrator
12/03/2019
$58,436
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