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

$17.23
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$1,952
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills in Los Angeles, California is $17.23.
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$14.36
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$17.23
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$25.53
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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 in Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction.

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 $15.32 based on 11 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.05 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.42 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.50 based on 8 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 30.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (18.1% more) and New York, New York (12.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (9.6% less), Houston, Texas (9.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 82 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.4%
Early Career
51.2%
Mid Career
15.9%
Experienced
9.8%
Late Career
9.8%