The average salary for a Paralegal in Santa Ana, California is $59,548 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$42,180 - $70,496
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MEDIAN: $59,548
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$10.00 - $33.82
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$42,180 - $70,496  
   
Bonus
$4,943  
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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$24,793 - $71,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $33.82  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$4,943  
   
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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$24,793 - $71,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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About Santa Ana, California

Orange County, California
330,834
Male:
167,503 (49.9%)
Female:
167,920 (50.1%)
Santa Ana /ˌsæntə ˈænə/ (Spanish for "Saint Anne") is the county seat and second most populous city in Orange County, California. The United States Census Bureau estimated its 2011 population at 329,427, making Santa Ana the 57th most-populous city in the United States. Santa Ana is located in Southern California, adjacent to the Santa Ana River, about 10 miles (16 km) away from the California coast. Founded in 1869, the city is part of the Greater Los Angeles Area, the second largest metropolitan area in the United States with almost 18 million residents in 2010. Santa Ana is a very densely populated city, ranking fourth nationally in that regard among cities of over 300,000 residents (trailing only New York City, San Francisco, and Boston). In 2011 Forbes ranked Santa Ana the fourth-safest city of over 250,000 residents in the United States. Santa Ana lends its name to the Santa Ana Freeway (I-5), which...
Santa Ana:
$54,392
California:
$64,500
$1,359
Santa Ana:
$437,500
California:
$449,100
3.8%

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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