Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$15.01
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$983
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant in Los Angeles, California is $15.01.
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$11.56
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$15.01
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$19.98
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$12 - $20
Bonus
$0 - $4,848
Total Pay
$24,464 - $45,117

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $16.64 based on 188 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.60 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.00 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 41.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (23.1% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (21.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 325 survey responses.
Early Career
57.8%
Mid Career
16.9%
Experienced
13.5%
Late Career
11.7%