Average Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$17.17
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$2,250
Bonus
$2,100
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills in Los Angeles, California is $17.17.
10%
$13.76
10%
$17.17
50%
$24.82
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90%
MEDIAN $17.17
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $25
Bonus
$700 - $9,000
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,100
Total Pay
$29,928 - $74,923

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

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 $16.63 based on 9 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.57 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.28 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.22 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 26.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (25.0% more) and New York, New York (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (11.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (10.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (9.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 85 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.6%
Early Career
54.1%
Mid Career
15.3%
Experienced
10.6%
Late Career
9.4%