Average Late-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$78,886
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$3,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Drafting Correspondence skills in Los Angeles, California is $78,886.
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What Are Popular Skills for Legal Assistants?

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

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 $42,500 based on 6 salaries. An early career Legal Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,094 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Legal Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,447 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,500 based on 17 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (33.2% less), Houston, Texas (22.7% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (22.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 95 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.3%
Early Career
57.9%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
17.9%