The average pay for an Entry-Level Paralegal in San Francisco, California is $51,644 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Office, Legal Research, and Litigation Case Management.

$36,287 - $68,518
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$69K
MEDIAN: $51,644
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$17.30 - $30.28
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$17
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,287 - $68,518  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $3,025  
Profit Sharing
$3,050  
Total Pay (?
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$37,016 - $68,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.30 - $30.28  
   
Overtime
$26.19 - $51.92  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$200.00 - $3,025  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,050  
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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$37,016 - $68,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 20%

Legal Research
up arrow 18%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Document Preparation
up arrow 7%

Document Management
up arrow 4%

Spanish Language
up arrow 3%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

National Average
$52,000

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 6%

Client Interaction
up arrow 8%

Technical Writing
up arrow 14%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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