Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$13.51
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$350
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills in San Diego, California is $13.51.
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

Skills in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.00 based on 20 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 $23.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 57.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (28.9% more) and Dallas, Texas (17.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Early Career
37.7%
Mid Career
34.0%
Experienced
9.4%
Late Career
18.9%