Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in Sacramento, California

$15.16
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$500
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant in Sacramento, California is $15.16.
25%
$12
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$15.16
75%
$17
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$12 - $17
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$0 - $500
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$21,084 - $49,316
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.53 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.77 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 39.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (20.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.6% less) and Los Angeles, California (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 73 survey responses.
Early Career
39.7%
Mid Career
9.6%
Experienced
16.4%
Late Career
34.2%