Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$16.20
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$1,936
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in Los Angeles, California is $16.20.
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$11.92
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$16.20
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$23.83
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$12 - $24
Bonus
$507 - $4,978
Total Pay
$25,851 - $54,821

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence, Office Administration and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $15.09 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.00 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.00 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $31.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 29.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (13.0% less), Miami, Florida (10.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 63 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.1%
Mid Career
34.9%
Experienced
27.0%
Late Career
27.0%