Average Entry-Level Paralegal with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$16.81
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Paralegal with Document Preparation skills in Los Angeles, California is $16.81.
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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Paralegals?

An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.94 based on 83 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.00 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.49 based on 49 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 30.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (10.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.1% less) and Austin, Texas (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 220 survey responses.
Early Career
37.7%
Mid Career
29.1%
Experienced
22.3%
Late Career
10.9%