Average Paralegal Salary in Los Angeles, California

$60,349
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,012
Bonus
$2,457
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Paralegal in Los Angeles, California is $60,349.
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$40k
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$60k
90%
$83k
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Salary
$40k - $83k
Bonus
$275 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $3k
Total Pay
$33k - $80k

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Popular Skills for Paralegal

Skills in Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Legal Research and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $40,658 based on 30 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,655 based on 177 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,251 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,447 based on 93 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,907.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (22.1% less), Denver, Colorado (18.4% less) and New York, New York (17.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 461 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.5%
Early Career
38.4%
Mid Career
24.7%
Experienced
20.2%
Late Career
10.2%