Legal salary in California

Average salary
Based on 90 income tax records
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How much do Legals make?
The average total salary for a Legal is $81,000 per year. This is based on data from 90 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Legal and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Legal salary can vary between $32,500 to $202,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Legal demographics in California

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74% are single
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26% are married
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28% have kids
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51% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Legals in California

90 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a legal in California is $81,000 per year. Legal salaries in California can vary between $32,500 to $202,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 90 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as legal.
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.