Average Late-Career Legal Assistant Salary in Los Angeles, California

$77,670
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$1,750
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant in Los Angeles, California is $77,670.
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$69k
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$78k
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$93k
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MEDIAN $77,670
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$69k - $93k
Bonus
$497 - $7k
Total Pay
$50k - $91k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Legal Assistant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Legal Assistant
Legal Secretary
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence, Client Interaction and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $39,732 based on 30 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,500 based on 191 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,934 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,142 based on 45 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (24.0% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (23.9% less) and Portland, Oregon (23.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 324 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.3%
Early Career
59.0%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
13.9%