Paralegal in San Francisco Salary

Average Paralegals in San Francisco, Calif. make around $65K annually. Most Paralegals in San Francisco survey respondents are women (79 percent). Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$44,582 - $90,547
$45K
$63K
$91K
MEDIAN: $63,423
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50%
90%

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$18.52 - $34.46
$19
$26
$34
MEDIAN: $26.30
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$0$90K
Salary $44,582 - $90,547
Bonus $197.97 - $8,877
Profit Sharing $1,600
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,318 - $87,750
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 67
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $18.52 - $34.46
Overtime $26.82 - $58.09
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $197.97 - $8,877
Profit Sharing $1,600
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,318 - $87,750
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

Paralegal Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 16 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲27%

▲21%

▲11%

National Average
$62,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
▲22%

Medical Records
▲15%





Microsoft Word
▲3%


Case Management
▼0%

National Average
$62,000

Drafting Correspondence
▼1%



Client Interaction
▼6%

Office Administration
▼19%

Spanish Language
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 6%