The average salary for a Late-Career Paralegal in Los Angeles, California is $75,189.
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Job Description for Paralegal
Paralegals perform legal-, regulatory- and business-related research for lawyers working at their organization. Most of the time, paralegals work for law offices, corporations’ legal departments or courts. These professionals also provide legal support services to attorneys. They assist lawyers in filing materials such as motions, memoranda, pleadings and briefs in various court systems, as well as accompany lawyers to see clients and/or to go to court. Paralegals may have to interview clients…Read more
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Popular Skills for Paralegal
Litigation Case Management
Skills that pay less than market rate include Litigation Case Management, Legal Research, Client Interaction, Case Management and Document Preparation.
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 $41,986 based on 25 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,015 based on 185 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,229 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,740 based on 97 salaries.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (24.1% less), Houston, Texas (18.4% less) and Denver, Colorado (15.6% less).
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