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Average Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$18.48
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$2,457
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Los Angeles, California is $18.48.
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Office Administration, Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction and Document Preparation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

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 $15.36 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.54 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.19 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.50 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 22.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (16.4% less), Houston, Texas (9.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 103 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.8%
Early Career
50.5%
Mid Career
17.5%
Experienced
16.5%
Late Career
9.7%