Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$14.59
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$203
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant in San Diego, California is $14.59.
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$11.85
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$14.59
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$20.99
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$12 - $21
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$102 - $800
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$24,890 - $43,111

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and Document Preparation.

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 $15.08 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.42 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.00 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 45.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (25.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (18.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 141 survey responses.
Early Career
41.1%
Mid Career
29.1%
Experienced
13.5%
Late Career
16.3%