Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Typing Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$19.10
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$2,750
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Typing skills in Los Angeles, California is $19.10.
25%
$17.90
25%
$19.10
50%
$34.21
75%
75%
MEDIAN $19.10
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $34
Bonus
$0 - $2,750
Total Pay
$31,409 - $84,548

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $16.16 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.54 based on 13 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 43.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (42.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (38.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (14.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 54 survey responses.
Early Career
61.1%
Mid Career
24.1%
Late Career
14.8%