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

$17.00
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$1,500
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Filing skills in Los Angeles, California is $17.00.
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$13.09
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$17.00
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$22.85
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $23
Bonus
$486 - $5,087
Total Pay
$28,256 - $62,741

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

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

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 $15.00 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 8 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 18.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (22.9% less), Dallas, Texas (20.7% less) and Portland, Oregon (11.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.0%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
32.0%
Late Career
24.0%