Average Paralegal with Document Preparation Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$21.63
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$1,300
Bonus
$3,200
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The average hourly pay for a Paralegal with Document Preparation skills in San Diego, California is $21.63.
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$14.45
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$21.63
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$31.16
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $31
Bonus
$294 - $5,789
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,200
Total Pay
$32,892 - $72,379
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Popular Skills for Paralegal

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

Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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 $15.56 based on 5 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.43 based on 76 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.26 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.99 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $0.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.6% less), New York, New York (10.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (10.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 162 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.1%
Early Career
46.9%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
20.4%
Late Career
8.0%