Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in San Jose, California

$19.57
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$2,550
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in San Jose, California is $19.57.
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$13.59
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$19.57
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$33.39
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$14 - $33
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$49 - $7,122
Total Pay
$33,931 - $64,916

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $17.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.51 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 4.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (24.7% less), Dallas, Texas (22.0% less) and Portland, Oregon (21.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Mid Career
31.3%
Experienced
31.3%
Late Career
37.5%