Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$19.58
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$509
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in San Diego, California is $19.58.
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$14.45
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $25
Bonus
$102 - $1,957
Total Pay
$31,448 - $65,750

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Drafting Correspondence and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management, Case 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 $14.33 based on 8 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.74 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.47 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 15.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (7.7% more) and New York, New York (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (23.4% less), Los Angeles, California (13.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (10.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 60 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.3%
Early Career
36.7%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
30.0%