Paralegal in Santa Ana, California Salary

The average salary for a Paralegal in Santa Ana, California is $59,548 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$39,732 - $88,084
$40K
$65K
$88K
MEDIAN: $64,573
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50%
90%

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$12.08 - $34.73
$12
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $19.50
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$0$88K
Salary $39,732 - $88,084
Bonus $4,500
Total Pay (?
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$32,053 - $78,297
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $12.08 - $34.73
Overtime $45.00
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $4,500
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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$32,053 - $78,297
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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.

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Paralegal Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

About Santa Ana, California

Orange County, California
335,423
Male:
167,503 (49.9%)
Female:
167,920 (50.1%)
Santa Ana /ˌsæntə ˈænə/ (Spanish for "Saint Anne") is the county seat and second most populous city in Orange County, California. The United States Census Bureau estimated its 2011 population at 329,427, making Santa Ana the 57th most-populous city in the United States. Santa Ana is located in Southern California, adjacent to the Santa Ana River, about 10 miles (16 km) away from the California coast. Founded in 1869, the city is part of the Greater Los Angeles Area, the second largest metropolitan area in the United States with almost 18 million residents in 2010. Santa Ana is a very densely populated city, ranking fourth nationally in that regard among cities of over 300,000 residents (trailing only New York City, San Francisco, and Boston). In 2011 Forbes ranked Santa Ana the fourth-safest city of over 250,000 residents in the United States. Santa Ana lends its name to the Santa Ana Freeway (I-5), which...
Santa Ana:
$54,392
California:
$64,500
$1,359
Santa Ana:
$437,500
California:
$449,100
3.8%

Paralegal Job Listings

Key Stats for Paralegal

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 23%