The average pay for a Paralegal / Legal Assistant in Los Angeles, California is $20.69 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Document Preparation and Drafting Correspondence.

$47,166 - $61,042
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MEDIAN: $56,514
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$11.88 - $37.48
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$37
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$56,514  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$24,322 - $73,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $37.48  
   
Overtime
$32.41  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$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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$24,322 - $73,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Skills That Affect Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 18%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 12%

National Average
$48,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Legal Research
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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