Average Early-Career Legal Assistant with Office Administration Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$16.64
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$2,000
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Office Administration skills in Los Angeles, California is $16.64.
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$13.18
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$16.64
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$24.11
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $24
Bonus
$102 - $10,766
Total Pay
$28,930 - $63,276

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, 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 $16.38 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.45 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 25.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (23.6% more) and New York, New York (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (12.0% less), Austin, Texas (6.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.3%
Mid Career
32.4%
Experienced
24.3%
Late Career
18.9%