Average Early-Career Legal Assistant Salary in San Francisco, California

$49,109
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$1,221
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The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant in San Francisco, California is $49,109.
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$40k
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$49k
90%
$71k
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$40k - $71k
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$145 - $7k
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$34k - $69k

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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence 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 $46,305 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,400 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,387 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (23.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (18.4% less) and Houston, Texas (17.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 93 survey responses.
Entry Level
30.1%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
17.2%