The average pay for a Paralegal / Legal Assistant in Los Angeles, California is $21.30 per hour.

$48,000 - $60,000
$56K
MEDIAN: $55,536
50%

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$12.16 - $37.48
$12
$21
$37
MEDIAN: $21.30
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$55,536  
   
Bonus
$3,034  
Total Pay (?
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$24,793 - $73,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $37.48  
   
Overtime
$32.41  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$3,034  
   
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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$24,793 - $73,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Key Stats for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 8%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

National Average
$53,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 7%

Legal Research
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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