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

$25.00
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$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Paralegal with Document Preparation skills in San Jose, California is $25.00.
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$15.24
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$25
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$39.73
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$15 - $40
Bonus
$412 - $5,017
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$40,715 - $83,635
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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

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

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 $24.36 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.50 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $32.50 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (25.2% less), New York, New York (22.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (22.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 42 survey responses.
Early Career
47.6%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
14.3%
Late Career
16.7%