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

$15.09
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$1,200
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in Los Angeles, California is $15.09.
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$11 - $20
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$425 - $1,750
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$23,576 - $42,263

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Client Interaction, Office Administration and Legal Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing and Document Preparation.

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 $16.20 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.72 based on 21 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 35.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (12.7% more) and New York, New York (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Forest, Mississippi (37.0% less) and Houston, Texas (8.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 121 survey responses.
Early Career
54.5%
Mid Career
17.4%
Experienced
14.0%
Late Career
14.0%