Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$68,000
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$750
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in San Diego, California is $68,000.
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$53k
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$68k
75%
$79k
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$53k - $79k
Bonus
$350 - $4k
Total Pay
$35k - $82k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Filing Court Documents and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management, Drafting Correspondence 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 $0 based on 8 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,415 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,958 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (18.0% less), Denver, Colorado (11.7% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 73 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.0%
Early Career
30.1%
Mid Career
42.5%
Experienced
16.4%