Average Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Legal Research Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$42,000
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$2,950
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Legal Research skills in Los Angeles, California is $42,000.
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$33k
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$42k
75%
$48k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing, Filing Court Documents, Office Administration, Client Interaction and Document Preparation.

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 $45,781 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 2.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (17.4% less), New York, New York (4.1% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
69.0%
Mid Career
31.0%