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Average Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$63,228
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$2,035
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in San Francisco, California is $63,228.
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$42k
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$63k
90%
$84k
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What Do Legal Assistants Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistants?

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 $49,146 based on 12 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,537 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,450 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,964 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,185.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (34.7% less), New York, New York (21.3% less) and Portland, Oregon (20.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.4%
Early Career
37.2%
Mid Career
14.1%
Experienced
14.1%
Late Career
19.2%