The average rate for a Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Los Angeles, California is $17.38 per hour.

$30,900 - $79,990
(Median)
$31K
$52K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,853
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$11.28 - $25.33
(Median)
$11
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,900 - $79,990  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$25,402 - $73,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.28 - $25.33  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $56.92  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$201.34 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$25,402 - $73,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 71%

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 26%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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