Average Experienced Legal Assistant with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$63,500
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$1,965
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Document Preparation skills in Los Angeles, California is $63,500.
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$51k
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$64k
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$83k
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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant

Skills in Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Document Management and Client Interaction.

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 $40,588 based on 13 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,172 based on 99 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,335 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,132.
Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 3.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (27.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (16.6% less) and Houston, Texas (13.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 158 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.2%
Early Career
62.7%
Mid Career
18.4%
Late Career
10.8%