Average Early-Career Paralegal with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$19.94
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$1,965
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Paralegal with Document Preparation skills in Los Angeles, California is $19.94.
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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

Skills in Case Management, Drafting Correspondence, Legal Research and Document Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Paralegals?

An entry-level Paralegal with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.81 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.02 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.49 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (16.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (11.2% less) and New York, New York (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 142 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Mid Career
46.5%
Experienced
33.1%
Late Career
16.9%