Average Late-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Sacramento, California

$55,179
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$1,965
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant in Sacramento, California is $55,179.
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$51k
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$55k
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$77k
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$51k - $77k
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$500 - $3k
Total Pay
$43k - $74k

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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 $42,500 based on 5 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (28.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (19.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 53 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.4%
Early Career
54.7%
Mid Career
13.2%
Experienced
22.6%