Average Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$56,696
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$4,880
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in Los Angeles, California is $56,696.
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case 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 $38,567 based on 7 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,460 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,734 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,195.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 5.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (33.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (21.9% less) and New York, New York (17.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 107 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.5%
Early Career
61.7%
Experienced
15.9%
Late Career
15.9%