Average Late-Career Paralegal Salary in San Diego, California

$71,703
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$1,965
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The average salary for a Late-Career Paralegal in San Diego, California is $71,703.
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$50k
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$72k
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$92k
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Popular Skills for Paralegal

Skills in Case Management and Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Document 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 $44,172 based on 12 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,169 based on 124 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,189 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,261 based on 73 salaries.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 4.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (20.4% less), Houston, Texas (14.4% less) and Denver, Colorado (11.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 281 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
44.1%
Mid Career
25.6%
Experienced
26.0%