An Entry-Level Legal Assistant in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $15.00 per hour. A skill in Drafting Correspondence is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,031 - $41,500
(Median)
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$32K
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MEDIAN: $31,538
50%

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$11.63 - $21.29
(Median)
$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$31,538  
   
Bonus
$202.26  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,804 - $45,246  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $21.29  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$202.26  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$24,804 - $45,246  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 12%

Filing
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Typing
up arrow 7%

Document Management
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Document Preparation
0%

Organizing
0%

Client Interaction
0%

National Average
$32,000

Legal Research
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 57%
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