Average Early-Career Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in Oakland, California

$20.35
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$1,500
Bonus
$5,000
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant in Oakland, California is $20.35.
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$14.24
10%
$20.35
50%
$33.60
90%
90%
MEDIAN $20.35
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $34
Bonus
$983 - $4,861
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5,000
Total Pay
$30,080 - $69,934

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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 that pay less than market rate include Typing, Office Administration, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.43 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (26.5% less), Dallas, Texas (24.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (20.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Mid Career
38.5%
Experienced
61.5%