Average Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in Sacramento, California

$15.52
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$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant in Sacramento, California is $15.52.
10%
$11.68
10%
$15.52
50%
$28.26
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90%
MEDIAN $15.52
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $28
Bonus
$0 - $5,817
Total Pay
$25,042 - $64,772

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing, Filing Court Documents and 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 $13.50 based on 13 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.07 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 30.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 85 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.3%
Early Career
34.1%
Mid Career
11.8%
Experienced
15.3%
Late Career
23.5%