The average salary for a Senior Paralegal in Los Angeles, California is $79,480 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$68,463 - $120,401
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$120K
MEDIAN: $79,479
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$28.25 - $41.55
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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Salary
$68,463 - $120,401  
   
Bonus
$5,087  
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$66,984 - $126,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$39.74  
   
Overtime
$76.50  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5,087  
   
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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$66,984 - $126,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,888,117
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Experience Affects Senior Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$81,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Senior Paralegal Salaries

Legal Document Review
up arrow 9%

Corporate
up arrow 8%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 6%

Document Management
up arrow 1%

Complex Litigation Case Management
0%

Document Preparation
0%

Intellectual Property (IP)
0%

National Average
$81,000

Legal Research
up arrow 9%

Case Management
up arrow 9%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 10%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None:
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