Paralegal Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

A Paralegal in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $20.28 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Paralegal in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$30,248 - $70,653
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MEDIAN: $48,542
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Paralegal in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$13.39 - $30.05
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,248 - $70,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,928  
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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$29,891 - $67,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.39 - $30.05  
   
Overtime
$19.72 - $49.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,928  
   
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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$29,891 - $67,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Experience Affects Paralegal in San Diego, California Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Paralegal in San Diego, California Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 8%
Typing
up arrow 7%
Legal Research
up arrow 4%
Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 4%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
up arrow 2%
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Spanish Language
up arrow 1%
National Average
$47,000
Document Preparation
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Medical Records
up arrow 4%
Client Interaction
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 33%