Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$57,335
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$2,543
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Los Angeles, California is $57,335.
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$35k
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$57k
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$75k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Drafting Correspondence, Client Interaction and Filing Court Documents.

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 $40,588 based on 13 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,172 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,500 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,132.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (27.5% less), Chicago, Illinois (21.1% less) and Houston, Texas (13.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 155 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Early Career
63.9%
Experienced
16.8%
Late Career
11.0%