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Paralegal Salary
in Oakland, California

$78,557 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$1,917

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paralegal is $78,557 a year and $38 an hour in Oakland, California, United States. The average salary range for a Paralegal is between $56,342 and $96,861. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Paralegal. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Oakland, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Checks and examines law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, initial and amended articles of incorporation, stock certificates and other securities, buy-sell agreements, closing papers and binders, deeds, and trust instruments for review, approval, and use by Attorney.
  • Assesses and inventories real and personal property for estate planning.
  • Investigates facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly.
Paralegal Job Prevalence in Oakland, California, United States

Job family: Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Job family population: 290,410

Estimated population of Paralegal jobs: 197,589

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$91,070
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Oakland, California

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Description: Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. A major West Coast port city, Oakland is the largest city in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, the third largest city overall in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth most populated city in California, and the 45th largest city in the United States. With a population of 432,897 as of 2019, it serves as a trade center for the San Francisco Bay Area; its Port of Oakland is the busiest port in the San Francisco Bay, the entirety of Northern California, and the fifth busiest in the United States of America....

Paralegal Job Listings for Oakland, California

In-House Senior Paralegal (Healthcare)
Jul 11
Oakland, CA, USA
AMI Network
Summary/Objective The paralegal position researches law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist the Chief Legal Officer, general counsel by performing a variety of support duties.
Paralegal/Document Control
Jul 13
Alameda, CA, USA
Law Firm
We are in need of a Paralegal type person for constant Document Production. Please note this is not your average Paralegal position. We are looking for someone to respond to Request for Production of ...
Corporate Paralegal
Jul 5
San Francisco, CA, USA
Lex Recruiting Group
The Corporate Paralegal will be responsible for managing due diligence and closing activities, as well as drafting simple documents, resolutions, and certificates. The firm is offering great benefits ...
Paralegal - Probate
Jul 10
San Rafael, CA, USA
Lerman Law Partners
If you are an experienced Probate and Trust Administration Paralegal who is organized and efficient and looking for a great working environment, we want to meet you! We are an AV-rated boutique ...
Paralegal
Jun 5
Oakland, CA, USA
Flow Kana
Reporting to Flow Kana's Vice President of Legal, the Paralegal is responsible for overseeing and administering a broad spectrum of specialized legal and compliance administrative responsibilities.

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paralegal is $78,557 a year and $38 an hour in Oakland, California, United States. The average salary range for a Paralegal is between $56,342 and $96,861. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Paralegal. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Oakland, California.

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Paralegal Job Listings for Oakland, California

In-House Senior Paralegal (Healthcare)
Jul 11
Oakland, CA, USA
AMI Network
Summary/Objective The paralegal position researches law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist the Chief Legal Officer, general counsel by performing a variety of support duties.
Paralegal/Document Control
Jul 13
Alameda, CA, USA
Law Firm
We are in need of a Paralegal type person for constant Document Production. Please note this is not your average Paralegal position. We are looking for someone to respond to Request for Production of ...
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