Average Legal Assistant with Legal Research Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$53,500
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$2,250
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The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Legal Research skills in San Francisco, California is $53,500.
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$39k
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$86k
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MEDIAN $53,500
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Salary
$39k - $86k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$39k - $94k

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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 how common a path is.
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Drafting Correspondence, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents 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 $43,000 based on 4 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,130 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,900 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (32.1% less), Washington, District of Columbia (19.6% less) and New York, New York (18.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.1%
Early Career
36.8%
Mid Career
42.1%