Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$15.00
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$100
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills in San Diego, California is $15.00.
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$11.90
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$15
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$20.20
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$0 - $750
Total Pay
$24,994 - $44,127

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Case Management, Filing Court Documents and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration and Document Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.25 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.75 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 33.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.2%
Mid Career
47.4%
Experienced
13.2%
Late Career
26.3%