Paralegal Salary in San Diego, California

A Paralegal in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $49,209 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,418 - $72,440
(Median)
$30K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $49,209
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$13.37 - $30.20
(Median)
$13
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,418 - $72,440  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,929  
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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$30,028 - $71,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.37 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$19.26 - $50.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,929  
   
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).
)
$30,028 - $71,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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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 10%



Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 6%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$48,000

Case Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Document Preparation
up arrow 4%

Medical Records
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Spanish Language
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 31%
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