The average pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant in San Francisco, California is $43,896 per year. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,360 - $58,116
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MEDIAN: $43,896
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$16.00 - $23.69
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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Salary
$34,360 - $58,116  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $6,904  
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$34,352 - $55,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $23.69  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $37.04  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $6,904  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,352 - $55,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Document Management
up arrow 9%

Client Interaction
up arrow 9%

Document Preparation
up arrow 8%

Word Processing
up arrow 8%

Case Management
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

National Average
$41,000

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Filing
up arrow 4%

Spanish Language
up arrow 10%

Organizing
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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