Paralegal in Pasadena, California Salary

The average pay for a Paralegal in Pasadena, California is $59,869 per year. A skill in Legal Research is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,759 - $76,144
$36K
$60K
$76K
MEDIAN: $59,869
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$13.18 - $28.28
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,759 - $76,144  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,817  
Total Pay (?
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$29,267 - $69,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $28.28  
   
Overtime
$12.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,817  
   
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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$29,267 - $69,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Pasadena, California

Los Angeles County, California
142,246
Male:
67,712 (47.6%)
Female:
74,534 (52.4%)
Pasadena /ˌpæsəˈdiːnə/ is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of 2013, the estimated population of Pasadena was 139,731, making it the 183rd-largest city in the United States. Pasadena is the ninth-largest city in Los Angeles County. Pasadena was incorporated on June 19, 1886, becoming only the second city to be incorporated in what is now Los Angeles County, after Los Angeles (April 4, 1850). It is one of the primary cultural centers of the San Gabriel Valley. The city is known for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game and Tournament of Roses parade. In addition, Pasadena is also home to many scientific and cultural institutions, including the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena City College, Fuller Theological Seminary, Art Center College of Design, the Pasadena Playhouse, the Norton Simon Museum and the USC Pacific Asia Museum. Indigenous culture and colonization The original inhabitants of...
Pasadena:
$77,312
California:
$64,500
$1,484
Pasadena:
$693,300
California:
$449,100
4.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 6 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲24%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼36%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Research
▲16%

Litigation Case Management
▲3%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Document Preparation
▼16%

Case Management
▼16%

Client Interaction
▼18%

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 24%