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

$16.75
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$3,200
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant with Legal Research skills in Los Angeles, California is $16.75.
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$13.83
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$16.75
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$20.70
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $19.60 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.07 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.17 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 40.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (34.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (28.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (13.8% less) and Houston, Texas (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.3%
Early Career
60.0%
Mid Career
25.7%