Paralegal in San Diego, California Salary

A Paralegal in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $48,918 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$30,176 - $72,715
(Median)
$30K
$49K
$73K
MEDIAN: $48,918
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$13.58 - $30.28
(Median)
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,176 - $72,715  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,900  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$29,962 - $71,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 138
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $30.28  
   
Overtime
$19.57 - $48.43  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,900  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$29,962 - $71,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 8%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 7%



Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 5%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

National Average
$48,000

Typing
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Medical Records
up arrow 3%

Document Preparation
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Spanish Language
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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