Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$14.33
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$350
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in San Diego, California is $14.33.
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$11.42
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$14.33
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$22.15
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $22
Bonus
$0 - $350
Total Pay
$24,188 - $46,067

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.74 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.58 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.47 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 49.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (38.2% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (25.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (1.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 81 survey responses.
Early Career
27.2%
Mid Career
35.8%
Experienced
14.8%
Late Career
22.2%