Average Experienced Legal Assistant Salary in San Francisco, California

$61,326
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$2,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant in San Francisco, California is $61,326.
25%
$46k
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$61k
50%
$79k
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MEDIAN $61,326
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Salary
$46k - $79k
Bonus
$2k - $12k
Total Pay
$41k - $115k

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Job Description for Legal Assistant

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management, Filing, Document Preparation 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 $44,745 based on 61 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,893 based on 78 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,391 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,419.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (28.1% less), Dallas, Texas (11.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (10.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 180 survey responses.
Entry Level
33.9%
Early Career
43.3%
Mid Career
16.1%
Late Career
6.7%