Average Mid-Career Paralegal with Document Preparation Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$68,044
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$1,700
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Paralegal with Document Preparation skills in Los Angeles, California is $68,044.
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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

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

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 $44,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,123 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,681 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,419.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (26.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (25.3% less) and Houston, Texas (21.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 164 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
53.7%
Experienced
28.7%
Late Career
14.6%