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

$16.00
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Filing skills in Los Angeles, California is $16.00.
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$15
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$16
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$17
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$15 - $17
Total Pay
$31,462 - $36,346

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

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. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.19 based on 24 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 Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 50.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (35.2% more) and Houston, Texas (25.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 43 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.0%
Early Career
55.8%
Experienced
18.6%
Late Career
11.6%