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Writers Guild West (WGAW)


Salary Breakdown (2022)

  • Gross Salary: $110,584
  • Allowances: $0
  • Official Business: $576
  • Other Compensation: $1,150

Salary History

Year TitleGross SalaryTotal Compensation
2022LEGAL ASSISTANT$110,584$112,310
2021LEGAL ASSISTANT$80,911$81,877
2020LEGAL ASSISTANT$95,033$95,033
2019LEGAL ASSISTANT$76,435$76,435
2018LEGAL ASSISTANT$90,520$90,625
2017LEGAL ASSISTANT$87,200$87,200
2016LEGAL ASSISTANT$86,586$86,586
2015LEGAL SECRETARY$83,051$83,051
2014LEGAL SECRETARY$83,876$83,958
2013LEGAL SECRETARY$83,501$83,501
2012LEGAL SECRETARY$80,005$80,053
2011LEGAL SECRETARY$81,104$81,104
2010LEGAL SECRETARY$77,552$77,552
2009LEGAL SECRETARY$76,021$76,021
2008SR EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT$76,866$77,179
2007EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT$71,928$71,949
2006EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT$67,031$67,131
2005ASSISTANT EXEC$61,443$61,573
2004ASSISTANT EXEC$54,674$55,014
2003ASSISTANT EXEC$52,432$52,432
2002ASSISTANT EXEC$53,423$53,455

Source: LM forms filed with the Office of Labor-Management Standards. This information is a public record, which can also be found on the Department of Labor's website: