Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$63,500
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$2,457
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Los Angeles, California is $63,500.
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$75k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Document Management and Client Interaction.

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 $50,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,400 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,447 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,448.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 1.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (29.7% less), Dallas, Texas (16.9% less) and Houston, Texas (8.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 86 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.8%
Early Career
64.0%
Mid Career
18.6%
Late Career
11.6%