Average Early-Career Legal Assistant Hourly Pay in Santa Ana, California

$15.41
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$1,250
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant in Santa Ana, California is $15.41.
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$11.84
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$15.41
90%
$20.07
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$12 - $20
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$0 - $1,250
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$24,849 - $42,663

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $19.49 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.85 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 31.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (25.9% more) and New York, New York (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14 survey responses.
Mid Career
57.1%
Experienced
42.9%