Average Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$15.28
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$200
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills in San Diego, California is $15.28.
10%
$11.88
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$15.28
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$24.00
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90%
MEDIAN $15.28
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $24
Bonus
$0 - $1,000
Total Pay
$25,322 - $55,091

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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, Filing Court Documents, Client Interaction, Case Management and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $13.38 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.51 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 41.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (40.5% more) and New York, New York (18.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
34.4%
Late Career
15.6%