The average salary for a Paralegal in Los Angeles, California is $60,349.
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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
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.
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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 Atlanta, Georgia (22.1% less), Denver, Colorado (18.4% less) and New York, New York (17.9% less).
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