Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$48,425
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$800
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in San Diego, California is $48,425.
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$37k
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$48k
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$61k
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$37k - $61k
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$250 - $1k
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$32k - $64k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $42,963 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,676.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (4.1% more) and Miami, Florida (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Virginia Beach, Virginia (17.4% less), Portland, Oregon (17.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Early Career
57.9%
Late Career
42.1%