Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$17.04
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$1,965
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Los Angeles, California is $17.04.
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$14.07
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$17.04
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$25.34
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$14 - $25
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$498 - $10,665
Total Pay
$30,065 - $55,268

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Office Administration, Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction and Document Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.19 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.60 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 28.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (13.4% more) and New York, New York (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (15.9% less), Tampa, Florida (13.5% less) and Houston, Texas (9.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Mid Career
39.0%
Experienced
36.6%
Late Career
24.4%