Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$22.47
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$750
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in San Diego, California is $22.47.
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$17.49
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$22.47
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$30
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $30
Bonus
$500 - $3,250
Total Pay
$35,341 - $76,364

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.58 based on 29 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 Austin, Texas earn an average of 38.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (11.3% more) and New York, New York (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (15.4% less), Los Angeles, California (9.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 77 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.4%
Early Career
28.6%
Mid Career
37.7%
Late Career
23.4%