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Paralegal Salary in San Diego, California

A Paralegal in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $48,706 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$30,155 - $71,603
(Median)
$30K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,705
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50%
90%

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$13.59 - $30.05
(Median)
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,155 - $71,603  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$30,041 - $69,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.59 - $30.05  
   
Overtime
$19.34 - $47.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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).
)
$30,041 - $69,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal in San Diego, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Paralegal in San Diego, California Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal in San Diego, California Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 9%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 7%



Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
0%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Medical Records
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Document Preparation
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Spanish Language
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 30%