Paralegal in San Francisco Salary

Earnings for Paralegals in San Francisco come in at around $58K annually on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Paralegals in San Francisco, Calif. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female San Francisco Paralegals making up 77 percent. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,549 - $81,371
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$81K
MEDIAN: $58,154
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90%

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$15.29 - $34.31
(Median)
$15
$24
$34
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,549 - $81,371  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,835  
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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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$38,178 - $81,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 159
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.29 - $34.31  
   
Overtime
$27.63 - $57.03  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,835  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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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$38,178 - $81,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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


For many Paralegals in San Francisco, Calif., more experience generally translates to higher pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $51K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $64K. San Francisco Paralegals claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $65K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $82K.

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 13%


National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Medical Records
up arrow 9%




Document Preparation
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 1%

Case Management
0%

National Average
$57,000

Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Office Administration
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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