Legal Assistant salary in California

Average salary
Based on 1,628 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Legal Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Legal Assistant is $45,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,628 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Legal Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Legal Assistant salary can vary between $18,500 to $92,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Legal Assistant salary by company

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Salary range**
Insperity, California
10 income tax records
$30K – $93K
National Finance Center, California
38 income tax records
$39K – $61K
Los Angeles County, California
14 income tax records
$42K – $69K
State Of California, California
16 income tax records
$32K – $56K
ADP, California
30 income tax records
$17K – $69K

Legal Assistant demographics in California

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79% are single
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21% are married
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24% have kids
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30% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Legal Assistants in California

1,628 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a legal assistant in California is $45,500 per year. Legal assistant salaries in California can vary between $18,500 to $92,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,628 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as legal assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for legal assistants in California: Insperity ($60,500 a year), National Finance Center ($50,500 a year), and Los Angeles County ($50,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for legal assistants in California: San Jose, CA ($58,500 a year), Santa Monica, CA ($55,500 a year), and Pasadena, CA ($52,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.