Paralegal in San Jose, California Salary

The average pay for a Paralegal in San Jose, California is $24.23 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Drafting Correspondence, Legal Research, Case Management, Knowledge Discovery, and Client Interaction.

$30,590 - $83,327
$31K
$47K
$83K
MEDIAN: $46,602
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$14.56 - $40.85
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$24
$41
MEDIAN: $24.23
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,590 - $83,327  
   
Bonus
$506  
Total Pay (?
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$30,694 - $83,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.56 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$34.65  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$506  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,694 - $83,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

▲5%

National Average
$49,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Drafting Correspondence
▲42%

Legal Research
▲39%

Case Management
▲39%

Knowledge Discovery
▲37%

Client Interaction
▲28%

Office Administration
▲28%

Document Management
▲21%

Microsoft Word
▲20%

Document Preparation
▲12%

Typing
▲11%

National Average
$49,000

Litigation Case Management
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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