Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Case Management Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$15.26
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$500
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Case Management skills in San Diego, California is $15.26.
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$12.29
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$15.26
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$18.55
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
Bonus
$50 - $1,000
Total Pay
$26,058 - $43,144

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $15.00 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.69 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.00 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 27.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (11.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.7%
Mid Career
41.2%
Experienced
14.7%
Late Career
29.4%